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Toby. Broken Bay Tribe

1836. Lithograph, initialled in image lower left, 23 x 10.5cm. Repaired tears across image, rubbed surface and soiling. Laid down on acid-free backing.

Text continues “Published by J.G. Austin & Co., 12 Bridge Street, Sydney.” From the folio A Series of Twelve Profile Portraits of the Aborigines of New South Wales.” The portraits were issued as a set in wrappers for 10s 6d.

Fernyhough was a sketcher, silhouette artist, lithographer and draughtsman who immigrated to Sydney in 1836. His work at J.G. Austin’s lithographic printing firm earned his lithography much praise. He was also an assistant surveyor and architect under Thomas Mitchell. His work is held in NPG; SLNSW; and NLA.

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Item #CL181-27

Price (AUD): $1,850.00  Other currencies

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