or 1781 – England 1845
or 1791 – United Kingdom 1852
or England 1806 – Australia 1873
Australia from 1815
Not signed. Not dated. Not titled.
image 9.9 (h) x 15.0 (w) cm
The Wordsworth Collection, purchased 2010
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
In 1827, Captain James Stirling explored the Swan River with a view to establishing a colony there. The drawing Swan River c.1829 depicts the area where Stirling’s party camped overnight during their expedition. It was made in London as a basis for the wood-engraving, Swan River 1830.