Shelter (after John Glover’s The Last Muster of the Aborigines at Risdon, detail 1836)

John Glover’s work illustrates the landscape of the Derwent’s eastern shore and a gathering of the Indigenous population before their forced deportation to the Bass Strait islands. The site, referred to here as Risdon, is an area that has been used by local communities for thousands of years.  It is also the place of the first attempts at European settlement.  Risdon is part of the greater Hobart area and is indicative of the somewhat universal phenomenon of urban sprawl.

Diane Allison


Acrylic & Monopoly houses on paper