Jonathan Jones on Lewin's 'The Plains'

'I guess the British thought strangely that this was some sort of divine moment, they were taken to the promised land.'

A painting of a landscape with early colonial structures on top of a grassy hill surrounded by pastural land. Soldiers and workers can be seen moving amongst the building and parked buggies while two men tend a fire in the foreground pasture.
Jonathan Jones on Lewin's Bathurst plains
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The plains, Bathurst, Lewin (attrib.), watercolour, c.1815-16, c.1815-16
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