- Museum number
Drawing, watercolour; depicts the front view of the face and upper body of an Aboriginal man with bushy hair and a beard, wearing a shirt; from the Murray River region of South Australia.
- Production date
Height: 19.40 centimetres
Width: 17.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of a set of six drawings by Coates of Aboriginal Australians held by the British Museum.
- Not on display
- good condition
- 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-Drg54-Coa