Thursday, 18 November 2010

1840s attack on Darling Downs indigenous family group on display at National Library - ATSIC readers note that there are images of deceased persons

Click on partial depiction of drawing to enlarge

The National Library of Australia goes from strength to strength with the acquisition of the Ffoulkes Family Collection.

This historically unique pencil sketch by Thomas John Domville Taylor depicts 11 squatters firing on a group of 25 Indigenous people (including women with very small children) of whom three appear to have been shot.

No comments: