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Macquarie, Elizabeth Henrietta, b. 1778
Colonial first lady: female designer of gardens and architecture whose paintings and sketches influenced major works in the fledgling colony of New South Wales. She ...
Cockburn, James Pattison, b. 1779
Topographical painter, author and army officer born in New York, USA. Resident of England and Canada he visited NSW en route between the two. Dursing ...
Freycinet, Louis-Claude de Saulces de, b. 1779
French draughtsman, cartographic surveyor and naturalist, Freycinet's atlases document many Australian subjects including early architectural drawings of Sydney Barracks.
Janssen, Jacob, b. 1779
Landscape, still-life and portrait painter, was born 1779 at Einlage, Prussia. He was trained by Signor Piesio Ancora, a member of the School of Naples, ...
Bowen, John, b. 1780
An unsigned watercolour with a vague attribution to John Bowen is now thought to be have executed by a different artist. The work, a view ...
Evans, George William, b. 1780
Although primarily known as an explorer and surveyor, G.W. Evans's artistic efforts have considerable merit. His topographical vistas of Hobart Town, Parramatta and Sydney Harbour ...
Jorgenson, Jorgen, b. 1780
Colonial-era sketcher, painter, naval officer, and author, among other things, he lived in Van Diemen's Land variously as a convict and a free man. He ...
Korneyev, Emel'yan, b. 1780
A member of a Russian expedition, Korneyev visited Sydney for three weeks in 1820. During the visit he sketched Sydney and its environs and accompanied ...
Meares, Richard Goldsmith, b. 1780
Sketcher, mural painter, army officer and settler at the Swan River Colony (Western Australia). Captain Meares was known for his draughtsmanship and his depictions of ...
Turner, James Woodward, b. 1780
London businessman, pioneer settler and amateur wood turner who brought his own lathe when he immigrated in Western Australia.
Royal Academy Exhibition

by Stone, Sarah.

ALSO: 1785, 1786

The Death of Captain J. Cook

by Webber, John.

Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Blayde, Thomas, b. 1781
A convict, Thomas Blayde had received his 'ticket of leave' by 1814 and was recorded as working as a 'limner' or portrait painter by the ...
Knip, Pauline, b. 1781
A natural history artist, born in Paris 1781. She specialised in painting birds and illustrated many ornithological publications. While she never visited Australia her books ...
Westall, William, b. 1781
William Westall was the appointed landscape artist on Matthew Flinders' 1801 "Investigator" expedition which was the first maritime circumnavigation of Australia.
Arnold, Joseph, b. 1782
Naval surgeon who accompanied Governor Macquarie on the voyage to Sydney in 1809. Arnold produced 244 watercolour sketches of coastlines while outward bound, including views ...
Jeffreys, Charles, b. 1782
Jeffrey's was a sketcher and naval officer whose life was regularly filled with profit-making scandals, much to the ire of Governor Macquarie. Jeffreys is best ...
Bent, Ellis, b. 1783
A sketcher, lawyer and diarist, Ellis Bent's journal, which features sketches of his 1809 journey from England to New South Wales via the Cape of ...
Clayton, Samuel, b. 1783
Portraitist, engraver, art teacher and silversmith born in Ireland. Transported to NSW, reputedly for forgery, he prospered in the colony.