- Museum number
Drawing; four tents, two with seated figures in them, trees in the background; front part of a canoe is seen in the foreground. Port Sorell. 1830
Graphite on paper
- Production date
Height: 16 centimetres
Width: 10.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
This is part of a collection of twenty-nine drawings by GA Robinson held by the British Museum, seven of which are on the opposite side of another drawing.
Robinson's journal 21 September 1830: 'At 8am set out on my return to the eastern part of Port Sorell, to await the arrival of the boat. Visited the spot where I had met the natives...Crossed a branch of Port Sorell about two hundred yards in width up to our armpits.Sojourned at the Boat Harbour Creek'.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- This was probably part of the collection of artworks and ethnographic objects which Joseph Barnard Davis (q.v.) acquired from Robinson's widow in the 1860s, and which AW Franks (q.v.) later purchased for the British Museum at the auction sale of Davis's estate in 1883.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Oc2006Drg102-Rob