Summary:Possibly a drawing of Killigrant.
Original title 'No. 1 - Wife. / No. 1 & 2 - Natives of N.S. Wales - Mr Leigh knew them and had them taken from life by a convict -". This is possibly a portrait of `Killigrant'. For variant drawings see items held by the National Library of Australia and the Sotheby's catalogue (29 Oct 1987-Lot 133).'
Published by J.G. Austin & Co. No. 12 Bridge Street, Sydney as Fernyhough's "A series of twelve profile portraits of Aborigines of New South Wales", Sydney 1836.
Full catalogue record is online at http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110314783.
Original Date Description:ca. 1817-1836, 1849
Rights:Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955. Please acknowledge: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.
Source:'Collection of portraits, predominantly of Aborigines of New South Wales and Tasmania, ca. 1817-1849' collection