Works included in this catalogue
* Hunter Sydney Harbour {by 1894} Loc? [WT]
Dayes after Hunter Sydney Cove, Port Jackson 1792? {by 1894} Loc? [PR]

Hunter arrived in Sydney with the First Fleet in 1788, and later succeeded Arthur Phillip as the second governor of New South Wales (1795-1800).

During his years in Australia, he made numerous drawings: see e.g. his sketchbook Birds & Flowers of New South Wales Drawn on the Spot in 1788, ’89 & ’90, held in the National Library, Canberra.


See (biography by J.Auchmuty, 1st ADB vol.1, 1966). For Hunter’s NLA sketchbook, see e.g. (with further references). A portrait of Hunter by John Botterill was included in the Public Library’s “Oval portrait” series