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The artist took part in A. C. Gregory's expedition to North Australia, to record its activities in drawings and watercolours. This oil painting, produced later, shows Aborigines in a boat approaching the confronting European boat during their expedition in the Gulf of Carpentaria, south of Prince of Wales Island, on 28th August 1855. The Aborigines, wearing body paint, are portrayed in their canoe which dominates the picture.
oil on canvas
H 45.8 x W 66 cm