Two Australian Aborigines and other drawings

Title: Two Australian Aborigines and other drawings
Description: Two Aborigines; one with markings on the chest and across the shoulders, resembling a crucifix. The other Aborigine is launching a spear from a spear-thrower with his right hand, and holding a shield with his left. Other sketches include two shields; a bark hut; four bark canoes, one containing an Aborigine paddling. Sketches probably made at Botany Bay.From Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: April 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 184 x 235
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.14v
Record no.: 18996
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