Botany Bay From Sir Joseph Banks' Hotel
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 11.7 x 26.2 cm (4 5/8 x 10 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and ink and watercolor on paper
Not On View
Field with a fence running across in foreground. Trees in middleground, and the bay in the background.
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
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875