Port Jackson Painter

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The Port Jackson Painter was one or more unknown watercolour artists working in Sydney, Australia, from 1788 through to the 1790s. The painting are of plants, animals and life in Sydney. Many believe that they were the naval officers of the time who had both the time and the training to paint the new environment around them.

Title: Aboriginal hunting implements and weapons Previously attributed to John Hunter [1]


  1. ^ "Port Jackson Painter, fl. 1788-1792". NLA digital collections. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 27 August 2007. see discussion p.208-210 of: The art of the First Fleet / ed. by Bernard Smith and Alwyne Wheeler. 

"First Fleet Artwork Collection". Online exhibitions. Natural History Museum Library. 2007. Retrieved 27 August 2007. See also: "Piping Roller", native name "Tarra-won-nang" 

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