C1852

Hunting the Kangaroo

Early colonial lithograph of kangaroo hunting. Collections: National Library of Australia,  Bib ID 2770475

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Full Title:

Hunting the Kangaroo

Date:

C1852

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 110mm
AUTHENTICITY
Hunting the Kangaroo - Antique Print from 1852

Genuine antique
dated:

1852

Description:

Early colonial lithograph of kangaroo hunting.

Collections: National Library of Australia,  Bib ID 2770475

Godfrey Charles Mundy (1804 - 1860)

Mundy was a soldier and author. He entered the army as an ensign in 1821, was commissioned lieutenant in 1823, captain 1826, major 1839, lieutenant-colonel 1845, and colonel 1854. In 1825-26 he was decorated while serving in India as aide-de-camp to Lord Combermere at the siege and storming of Bhurtpore. He was later stationed in Canada and arrived in Sydney from London in the Agincourt in June 1846 as deputy adjutant general of the military forces in Australia. In Australia Mundy accompanied his cousin Governor Sir Charles Fitzroy on several outback tours in New South Wales, and visited Victoria, Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand. He left in August 1851 and during the Crimean war was appointed under-secretary in the War Office. On 4 April 1857 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Jersey in the Channel Islands with the local rank of major-general. He died in London on 10 July 1860 survived by his wife Louisa Katrina Herbert, whom he had married in Sydney on 6 June 1848, and by their son.

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