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Title: Indias del Archipielago de Babao. Islas de los amigos [Natives of the archipelago of Vavao. Friendly Islands]

Creator: Ravenet, Juan

Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: DGD 2

Title type: inscribed

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Culture: Spanish

Descriptive note: Number 9 of the Felipe Bauza - drawings made on the Spanish Scientific Expedition to Australia and the Pacific in the ships Descubierta and Atrevida under the command of Alessandro Malaspina, 1789-9 (DGD 2). The drawings (except perhaps no. 10) originally formed part of two albums of paintings and drawings which were in possession of Felipe Bauza who was in charge of the work done by the various artists attached to the expedition -- letter dated 26/9/1960 on ML file. Purchased May 1961.


Earliest date: 1789

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Inscriptions: "Indias del Archipielago de Babao. Islas de los amigos " inscribed in ink at he bottom of the drawing "49" stamped at the top right hand corner of drawing.

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Language: Spanish

Latest date: 1794

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Materials techniques: watercolour

Materials techniques 2: wash

Measurements: 22.5 x 18.5 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

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