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Bust-length portrait of Bukabra an indigenous Australian man, described by Rodius as Chief of Botany. 1834.
Pencil and black chalk with stump
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Height: 260 millimetres
Width: 183 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The State Library of NSW also holds a similar water colour drawing by Charles Rodius featuring ‘Biddy Salamander of the Broken bay Tribe, Balkabra Chief
of Botany, Gooseberry Queen of Bungaree’ (PXA615, f.6)
This portrait was completed in October 1834. It is one of a group of 18 drawings by Charles Rodius, of indigenous Australians and Maori people (kept in a BM leather-covered box).
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