ROBERT TOMMY PAU, 'Nona Fleet', 2021, Acrylic on canvas, 61 x 76.2 cm
"The colours are of the Nona Fleet. The Nona Fleet had 11 luggers run by Tanu Nona. This fleet bought enormous revenue to the Queensland state. Tanu ran the fleet on natural ability, intuition and intelligence. He was had limited formal education but built a economical enterprise for the Queensland Government. "
Courtesy of the artist.