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John Macarthur

About this item: 

Undated. Date range source: Faces of Australia: Image, Reality and the Portrait / Richard Neville. Sydney: State Library of NSW Press, 1992
Unsigned
This portrait is a copy of a miniature held in a private family collection. Source: Ibid.

 

Presented by Sir William Dixson, between Aug. 1934 and Sept. 1935

Transcript: 

"John Macarthur / 1767-1834 / Founder of the Wool Industry in Australia / Sailed for Sydney Cove in the year 1789 in the Second Fleet / Australian Pioneer Settler 1790-1834" -- plaque at lower centre