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Series AA8/02
Australian Watercolours - 'South Australia Illustrated'
Quantity17 Watercolours
ProvenanceGeorge French Angas
ArrangedNumerical. Imposed by Archives

Inventory Listing

AA8/2/1/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Pedlku. A dance of the Lake Bonney natives. Wielku.
  2. (No Data)
  3. Nungalta. A Parnkalla in Kuri dance. Port lincoln.
  4. Kauokubmanna. A Parnkalla. Tyukalta. Parnkalla. Inbalta. A Navo (?) Coffin Bay

(Captioning is very faint and difficult to read).

Frames I, III, IV are signed by Angas, frame II has no signature.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 5. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. ('Wielku' omitted)
  2. A Wallaby man adorned for the Kuri dance.
  3. Mintalta. A Parnkalla native in the Kuri dance. Port lincoln.
  4. (Addition of Tyukalta. A Parnkalla) Inbalta Anauo. Coffin Bay.

Frames I & II are reversed.

Lithographer J W Giles.

Former Accession Number 1581.

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/1/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolour - I. 24x17cm; II. 24.5x16.5cm; III. 24.5x16.5cm; IV. 24.5x16.5cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/1/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/2/1-23

'Native Weapons and Implements'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame. Titles are I - XXIII (no data)

All signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 6. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;
1 Mulabakka
2-3 Carved Wooden Shield
4 Wakkalte
5 Pangkiye (Boomerang)
6 Marpangye
7 Kyah & Midlah
8 Kariwoppa
9 Kalduke
10 Warpos
11-13 Midlah
14 Mulabakka
15-18 Wirri
19 Kyah
20 Kootpee
21 Yarnde
22-23 Uwinda

Frames 5 & 6 transposed in plated. Frames (18,17) & (16,15) transposed in plate. Frames 8 & 9 turned around so they face in the middle.

Former Accession Number 1594

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/2/1-23
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x34cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/2/1-23
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/3/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. No data
  2. Tutalla. Nauo Tribe
  3. Tutopudnanna. A woman of the Parnkalla tribe.
  4. No data

(Captioning is very faint and difficult to read).

Frames II, III, IV signed by Angas. Frame I the signature is cut off.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 8. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. Woman of Adelaide Tribe.
  2. Tutalla. A Girl of Nauo Tribe.
  3. Tutopudnanna. A woman of the Parnkalla Tribe.
  4. Woman of Adelaide Tribe

Lithographer W Hawkins

Former Accession Number 1602

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/3/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolour; I. 24.5x16.5cm; II. 23.5x16.5cm; III. 24.5x16.5cm; IV. 25x17cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/3/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/4/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Wanarillup. Boy of Wannaloupa tribe Salt Creek. May 18.
  2. Lanyerrey. Milmendura Bay.
  3. Rimilliperingerey. Chewing Gulrush(?) Root. Wearing 'Gunwarrie'. Murray. April 16(?)
  4. Yiakah te(?) Lake Albert tribe. (Wakahata?)

(Titles very faded).

All frames signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 11. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. Wannarillup
  2. Zanyerri.
  3. Rimmilliperingery
  4. Yiakate

Frame I. Wannarillup is clothed in plate (naked in watercolour, with only Kangaroo skin slung around his shoulders).
Frame III. Rimmilliperingery is turned to the right (original shows a nude frontal view).

Lithographer W Hawkins

Former Accession Number 1582

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/4/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolour; I. 24.5x17cm; II.24.5x16.5cm; III. 24.5x17.5cm; IV. 24.5x16.5cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/4/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/5/1-2

'The Kuri Dance' 'The Palti Dance'

 

Original Watercolour
There are two original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Kuri Dance
  2. Palti Dance

Frame corner ripped, signature appears " .F. Angas"

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 15. The title of the watercolour and plates are the same, except the plate show two separate paintings but original shows two scenes on one sheet.

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1593

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/5/1-2
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 48x34cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/5/1-2
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/6/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Moriamalde (Wombat)
  2. Tauaru. An old man of Moroonde River Murray
  3. Pingye(?) ro Raweenmai(?) or Ko (?). (Seaweed Man Koorung?) (The caption is very faded and cannot be positively discerned).
  4. Poodnobuminn. A Tatayara native. April 21, 1845.

(Titles very faded).

All frames signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 18. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. Millittie. A man of the Battara tribe
  2. Tauaru. An old man of Morundee. River Murray
  3. A man of the Milmendura tribe, wearing a sea weed cloak
  4. Poodnobummin. A Tatayarra native.

Frame I. In plate different to I. In mount (could have been framers mistake). Frame IV in plate the cloak is extended to cover genitals.

Lithographer W Hawkins

Former Accession Number 1601

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/6/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolour; I. 24x16.5cm; II. 24x17cm; III. 25x16.5cm; IV. 25x17cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/6/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/7/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Natives of country S of Lake Hawden(?)
  2. Nainnirnmey. Murray River Boy.
  3. Murray River Boys.
  4. Milliltie. A men of the Battara trive NW of Port lincoln.

All frames signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 18. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. Millittie. A man of the Battara tribe. (Note: This is actually part IV in the original)

Frame IV. In original is part I. In Plate 18. Others unpublished.

Lithographer W Hawkins

Former Accession Number 1599

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/7/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolours; I. 24x15cm; II. 24x17.5cm; III. 24.5x15cm; IV. 24.5x17cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/7/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/8/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. no data
  2. no data
  3. Patynni.
  4. Mitalta. A Nauo. Coffin's Bay. In attitude of fight. Throwing the barbed spear.

All frames signed by Angas. Frames I & III appear to have been trimmed at time of framing.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 22. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. Warrior of the Adelaide tribe.
  2. Warrior of Mt Barker.
  3. Pattyinni Coorung.
  4. Mintalta. Coffin's Bay.

Blue sky added to background in Frame I.

Former Accession Number 1604

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/8/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolours; I. 24.5x16cm; II. 24.5x17cm; III. 24.5x15.5cm; IV. 24.5x17.5cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/8/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/9

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants in their Various Dances'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame. Titles are I to IV (no data)

Frame signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 24. The title of the watercolour is the same but XXXXX

Lithographer W Hawkins

Former Accession Number 1600

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/9
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x34cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/9
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/10

'The Aboriginal Inhabitant's Ornaments and Utensils'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame. Titles are I to XXXII (no data)

Signed by Angas

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 27. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;1 to 32 captioned in text.

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1598

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/10
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x34cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/10
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/11

'The Aboriginal Inhabitants Implements and Domestic Economy'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame. Titles are I to XXIII (no data)

Signed by Angas

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated , plate number 30. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;
XXIII on original is unnumbered on plate.

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1579

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/11
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x34cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/11
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/12/1-4

'Native Dwellings'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Native hut on Koorong
  2. Encampment of natives on lake.
  3. no data
  4. Bark Hut. Near the light River.

All frames signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 32. The title of the watercolour is The Aboriginal Inhabitants and the plates differ;

  1. Hut of the Milmendura tribe, on the Koorung
  2. Native encampment near Lake Albert.
  3. Winter huts on the Lake
  4. Bark hut near the River light.

Two figures and an animal has been added in Frame III.
(Field sketch (pencil) for the man and child in Calvo Collection, National library of Australia. The cloth round his head is not striped.)

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1583

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/12/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x33cm; Mount 69x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/12/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/13

'Native Encampment at Portland Bay'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame.

  1. TBC
  2. Miami Portland Bay

Frame signature may not be Angas' own signature, writing differs and the F is written facing left instead of right.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 36. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

  1. An old man and girl on the shores on the Coorung.
  2. Native encampment at Portland Bay. 'Cold Morning' & his family.

Part I. Of plate is not found on original (probably two separate paintings)

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1605

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/13
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 18x26.5cm; Mount 51x68.5cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/13
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/14

'Native Tombs and Modes of Disposing of their Dead'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame.

  1. Tomb of Moorundee tribe.
  2. Funeral rites. Lake Alexandrina.
  3. Tombs. Lake Albert.
  4. Tomb of a Milmendura warrior. Koorong. April 21, 1844
  5. Tomb of two children on Lake Alexandrina.
  6. Tomb on Lake Alexandrina.
  7. Tomb
  8. Tomb in sheoak tree. Lake Alexandrina.

Frame signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 40. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;
I-VIII (The Aboriginal Inhabitants - Various methods of disposing of the dead - title in text).

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1597

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/14
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x33cm; Mount 68.5x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/14
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/15/1-4

'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
There are four original watercolours within one frame. Titles are as follows

  1. Pellamfellamwallah. Koorong (unreadable)
  2. Mopoonchkah. Murray River
  3. Nyaldyalley. Murray River Girl.
  4. Cowandilla Boy.

Frames II & IV are signed by Angas, frames I & III signature partly cut off.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 42. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;

II. Breast is covered by cloth, abdomen covered by circular mat and right hand holding cloth included in plate.
III. Abdomen covered by cloak in plate.
IV. Genitals now shown in plate.
Lithographer in the lithograph (to the extent of not depicting the extened abdomen).

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1580

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/15/1-4
Quantity 1 Watercolours; I. 24x16.5cm; II. 24x16.5cm; III. 24.5x16.5cm; IV. 24.5x16cm; Mount 68.5x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/15/1-4
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/16

'The Aboriginal Inhabitants'

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame.
I - XIII. no data
XIV. Nulgta. Moorundee
XV - XVIII. no data

Frame signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 47. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;
I - XVIII captions in text.
Frames have been reversed.
V. Shows different shield compared to original. XIII. Man has black hair and different cloak. XIV. Man has black hair.
Lithographer no necklace in original and different cloak. Frames XVI & XVII show dagger and fish hooks respectively, in original these numbers represent cooking ovens.

Lithographer G F Angas

Former Accession Number 1603

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/16
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 50x34cm; Mount 68.5x51cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/16
Series AA8/02

AA8/2/17

No title

 

Original Watercolour
One original watercolour within one frame.
I - IX. no data
X. Manuringa
XI - XIII. no data
XIV. Wadna
XV - XVII. no data
XVIII. Head of Kaya
XIX - XXXI. no data
XXXII. Mybkoo
XXXIII - XXXIV.no data

Frames signed by Angas.

Lithograph
The original has been used in Angas's South Australia Illustrated, plate number 51. The title of the watercolour is the same but the plates differ;
I - XXIV. no data
XX. Figure has breast and leg covered with clothing.

Lithographer J W Giles

Former Accession Number 1595

  Creator George French Angas
Control AA8/2/17
Quantity 1 Watercolour; 49x33.5cm; Mount 68x50.5cm Inventory Identifier AA8/2/17
Series AA8/02