India 1844 – Australia 1922
Australia from 1866
Salt lakes, Rottnest
watermark: lower right, 'J. WHAT'.
Not signed. Not dated. Not titled.
image 17.0 (h) x 35.4 (w) cm
The Wordsworth Collection, purchased 2010
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
In 1905, Henry Prinsep was invited to Rottnest Island by the Governor, Sir Frederick Bedford, and this gave him the opportunity to paint watercolours such as Salt lakes, Rottnest and Ti trees, Rottnest.