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Mount William from the verandah at Barton

pen and brown ink and brown wash over pencil on buff paper
13.9 × 35.6 cm irreg. (image) 26.0 × 35.6 cm (sheet)
inscribed in pen and ink on reverse u.l.: Mount William from The verandah at Barton. / height 4500 feet and about 400 above the Station. / accessible on horseback for about one third of the / way up, and above that inaccessible in most parts / even on foot. November 1844.
inscribed in pen and ink on accompanying card c.r.: "Richard Hanmer Bunbury is a brother of / Lt H.W. Bunbury. The Town of Bunbury, Western Australia was named after Lt. H.W. / Bunbury, and he (H.W.B.) is my grandfather. / The sketches were sent by Hanmer Bunbury / to his father Lt. Gen. Sir H.E. Bunbury, K.C.B." / Sir Charles H.N. Bunbury / corresp. May 1954.
inscribed in pen and ink on accompanying card l.r.: Richard Hanmer Bunbury, / 24 drawings of Australian Flora and Scenery, / 1844. / Presented by Sir Charles H.N. Bunbury, Bt, / Naunton Hall, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, / Suffolk, England, Grandson (underlined) ('son' is crossed through) nephew of the artist. / corresp. May 1954.
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sir Charles H.W. Bunbury, 1954
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Gallery location
Not on display