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Botany Bay from the Beach


Inscribed in pen and ink lower left: E M Kern / January 1854; lower right: Botany Bay from the Beach / Showing Entrance (something illegible) at Sir J. Bank's Hotel - A.S.W.


Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

January 1854

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Sheet: 13.7 x 38.4 cm (5 3/8 x 15 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink and watercolor on paper


Prints and Drawings