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Title: View of the Needles; Salvages; View of the Island Teneriffe (sic.) (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

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: This is a group of four paintings on one sheet. The top painting depicts the Needles. The middle painting depicts two views of the salvages from different positions. The lower painting depicts Teneriffe.


Earliest date: 1790

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Inscriptions: Signed (lower left corner, in ink): Geo. Raper 1790; Inscribed (beneath top image, in ink) View of the (cont.)Needles (a) the Needle Point E.N.E. (&?) (b) St. Catherines Point E b S., offshore 3 miles. Points 'a' and 'b' are inscribed on the painting. Inscribed (beneath centre images, in ink) S.36* 00 W 6 or 7 leagues distant - Salvages - S.48* 00 W. 4 Leag's distant . Inscribed (beneath lower image, in ink) View of the Island Teneriffe (sic.) the peak appearing above the clouds. N.W. offshore 4 leag's.

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Language: English

Latest date: 1790

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Materials techniques: ink and watercolour on paper

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Measurements: 23.2 x 18.3 cm (sheet)

Object work type: painting


Record source: NLA catalogue

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