C1887

King Billy.

Small colonial engraving of William Lanne, known as King Billy (C1835-1869) was  the last ‘full-blooded Aboriginal  Tasmanian man. n 1842 he was the youngest child in the last family taken to the Aboriginal camp at Wybalenna on Flinders Island by George … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

King Billy.

Date:

C1887

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original engraving

Image Size: 

60mm 
x 100mm
AUTHENTICITY
King Billy. - Antique Print from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Small colonial engraving of William Lanne, known as King Billy (C1835-1869) was  the last ‘full-blooded Aboriginal  Tasmanian man. n 1842 he was the youngest child in the last family taken to the Aboriginal camp at Wybalenna on Flinders Island by George Augustus Robinson.

William Hatherell (1855 - 1928)

Painter born in London and studied at the R.A. Schools 1877–9. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Watercolour Society from 1879, showing portraits, genre and illustrations. He worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia as one of the main artists for Picturesque Australia, as well as The Graphic and other American magazines.

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