National Museum acquires rare drawings by artist, Tommy McRae of some remarkable historical stories
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The National Museum of Australia has acquired two pen and ink drawings of a significant moment in Australian history drawn by an Aboriginal artist of the nineteenth century.
"Buckley's Escape', drawn by the Aboriginal artist Tommy McRae (c.1835 – 1901) re-creates the scene in Victoria when a convict, William Buckley – "the wild white man" , escaped and spent the next 32 years living...
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