Video John Glover: 'Mr Robinson's house on the Derwent, Van Diemen's Land' c. 1838

TLF ID M020064

Artists were often captivated by their first glimpse of the Australian landscape and portrayed the countryside with a sense of wonder. This example by John Glover includes trees with curled branches, brightly lit skies and colour infused hills. How does this image compare to others you have seen of this period?




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