- Museum number
Drawing; an unclothed man climbing a tree which has very little foliage; he is holding on to a branch with his left hand and holding an axe with his right hand. A small animal (possum?) is falling into the pond below, at the bottom of the tree is a dog looking up at the man. There is another smaller tree with foliage nearby; across the pond there are two trees without foliage.
Graphite on paper
- Production date
Height: 28 centimetres
Width: 24.30 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.
- 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: Oc2006-Drg118-Rob