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Botany Bay From Sir Joseph Banks' Hotel


Inscribed in pen and ink lower left: Botany bay (something illegible) / from Sir Jos's Bank's Hotel Botany N.S.W. January 1854; lower right: Edw M. Kern


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: 11.7 x 26.2 cm (4 5/8 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and watercolor on paper


Prints and Drawings