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Butler, Daniel, b. 1772
Daniel Butler was aboard the First Fleet vessel, Prince of Wales, as a young 15-year old seaman.
Doyle, Andrew, b. 1774
Andrew Doyle was a botanical artist, engraver, printer and farmer. He was convicted of having in his possession paper carrying the watermark of the Bank ...
Cook, Elizabeth, b. 1741
Embroiderer. Elizabeth Cook is best known to history as the wife of the renowned navigator-explorer Captain James Cook. Despite never joining her husband on his ...
Brambila, Fernando, b. 1763
Artist appointed to the Spanish expedition(1789/1794) under Alejandro Malaspina. He painted views of the Sydney area during their stay in 1793.
Fowkes, Francis, b.
A convict artist transported on the First Fleet, Fowkes is a candidate for identification as the 'Port Jackson Painter' and is best remembered for his ...
Brewer, Henry, b. 1743
A sketcher and architect who arrived with the First Fleet. Nothing is known that is undoubtedly from Brewer's hand.
Ihle, J.
Illustrator, drew 'An exact Portrait of A Savage of Botany Bay', which was engraved by John Chapman and published in London on 15 February 1795. ...
Gilray, James
Late 18th century British cartoonist whose work includes Australian-Pacific references.
Doody, John
Natural history painter and convict, lived on Norfolk Island 1791-1793. Some sixty ink, watercolour and pencil drawings of the flora of Norfolk Island and NSW ...
Glover, John, b. 1767
Glover's direct experience of nature, both as a pioneer settler and painter, resulted in a fresh and vital approach to Australian painting. Subtleties of the ...
Hunter, John, b. 1737
Colonial NSW Governor, as well as watercolourist, sketcher, and naval officer. One of his drawings was the basis for the first published illustration of a ...
Bauer, Ferdinand Lucas, b. 1760
Ferdinand Lucas Bauer never emigrated to Australia, but as part of the 1801 Flinders's expedition team, he captured some of the most detailed and beautiful ...
Macleay, Frances Leonora, b. 1793
Philanthropic colonial female painter whose detailed watercolours of flower arrangements included European and Australian flora. Her art was influenced by a lifelong association wih scientific ...
Marshall, John
Colonial male naval officer and cartographer whose sketches and maps were probably used to illustrate a publication about the voyage of the First Fleet.
Mason, Abraham John, b. 1794
19th century colonial wood engraver.
Meenyan Art Gallery

by Sandon, Karen Valerie.

inaugural annual print works on paper show.

Natural history painter, apparently executed drawings of 'Birds, Fish, Animals, Plants &c' for General Grose while Grose was Lieutenant-Governor of NSW in 1792-94. There is ...