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The Encounter, 1802: Art of the Flinders and Baudin Voyages
From february 15 to may 26 2002
Before photography, explorers travelled with artists to record the new places they discovered. The works on display were made during the journeys of Flinders and Baudin and depict South Australia, its people, wild life and plants.
William Westall (1781-1850), Vue du côté Nord de l'ïle Kangourou, mars 1802,,1809-12
huile sur toile, 87.5 x 102.5 cm
Ministry of Defence Art Collection, London
Courtesy of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London