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Stealth Capture

2017
Overview

Bushranger Frank Thomas knew the value of a good horse and regularly stole the best in the district. On one occasion in 1922 he went to where Donald Macpherson's horses drank, near the Macpherson Homestead in Carnamah, and emptied their water trough. Frank returned later with a bucket of water and while one of the thirsty horses eagerly drank, he was easily able to catch the horse with rope taken off the bucket.

This artwork is part of the '10863 Bushranger presented by Act-Belong-Commit' exhibition, which has been shown at The Bank Gallery in Carnamah, Fremantle Prison, Old Geraldton Gaol, Greenough Museum & Gardens, on the big screen in Perth's Yagan Square and online at www.frankthomas.com.au

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-24-NMP-0009
Item type
Inscriptions and markings

The artwork is signed 'Di' by the artist Di Taylor near the bottom right corner.

Keywords
Bushranger
Country
Australia
State
WA
Town/Shire
Carnamah
Year
2017
Primary significance criteria
Artistic or aesthetic significance
Historic significance
Social or spiritual significance
Comparative significance criteria
Interpretive capacity
Object’s condition or completeness
Well provenanced
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