(27 November 1820 ?C 8 May 1875) was an English artist and explorer of British colonial southern Africa and Australia. Born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, Baines was apprenticed to a coach painter at an early age. When he was 22 he left England for South Africa aboard the "Olivia" (captained by a family friend William Roome) and worked for a while in Cape Town as a scenic and portrait artist, and as official war artist during the so-called Eighth Frontier War for the British Army.
In 1855 Baines joined Augustus Gregory??s 1855?C1857 Royal Geographical Society sponsored expedition across northern Australia as official artist and storekeeper. The expedition??s purpose was to explore the Victoria River district in the north-west and to evaluate the entire northern area of Australia in terms of its suitability for colonial settlement. Related Paintings of Thomas Baines :. | Thomas Baines with Aborigines near the mouth of the Victoria River | ett av livingstones storsta ogonblick i afrika | Aborigines near the mouth of the Victoria River | Aboriginal Canoes Communicating with the 'Monarch' and the 'Tom Tough', 28 August 1855 | Action between HMS |
Italian painter, Brescian school (b. ca. 1484, Brescia, d. ca. 1559,
Brescia).Ford Madox Brown
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