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Title: The Melancholy Loss of H.M.S. Sirius off Norfolk Island March 19th 1790 (by) Geo. Raper

Creator: Raper, George

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC/3312 LOC MS SR Held at MS 9433

Title type: inscribed

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: A painting depicting the shipwreck of the Sirius, shown with its masts and sails failing. Behind the Sirius is the stern of the Supply. On the left Sydney Bay, Turtle Cove and Nepean island. On the right are the flag and the flagpole.


Earliest date: 1790

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Inscriptions: Inscribed (lower right, in ink): Taken from the flagstaff on the beach by Geo. Raper

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Language: English

Latest date: 1791

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Materials techniques: paper

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Measurements: 18 x 22.7 cm

Object work type: painting


Record source: NLA catalogue

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