Buckley discovering himself to the early settlers

William Buckley revealing himself to white settlers after 32 years living with Aborigines in the Australian bush. This is one of many versions of this scene produced over the years, none of whcih placed as mcuh store in historical accuracy as they did in dramatic presentation.


Samuel Calvert, circa 1869. Print: coloured wood engraving.


Accession number: IAN24/04/69/SUPP


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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