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"A Group on the North Shore of Port Jackson, New South Wales"

Artist: Watling, Thomas
Created: [between 1792 and 1797]
Dimensions: 30.2 x 44.8 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 26


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  • Thomas Watling]
  • The drawing is inscribed in blue pencil at top right with the number "35", which refers to the pre-1984 numbering system for the Watling Collection.
  • The drawing is inscribed with brown ink in a copperplate script, probably by Watling, with the title "A Groupe on the North Shore", followed in another hand by "of Port Jackson New south Wales".
  • The drawing is signed by Watling at lower right "N South Wales, Thomas Watling, delineat.", but is undated.
  • The author of this catalogue record is Suzanne Stenning.
  • By permission of the trustees of the Natural History Museum (London).
  • Two sets of transparencies held in the Natural History Museum (London) Zoology Library and Picture Library: Picture Library order number 12026
  • James Lee of Kensington : purchased ; 1902
  • Data sheet available.
  • Wheeler, A. and Smith, B, (eds.) The Art of the First Fleet and other early Australian Drawings. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1988. (Plate 39, p. 48.)