[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

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Record title

[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

Call numbers

ML 6 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, South Wall, no. 302

Record identifier

16AJqodn

[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

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[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

Full title

[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

Date

ca. 1826

Call Numbers

ML 6 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, South Wall, no. 302

Record Identifier

16AJqodn

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Physical Description

Contents

1 painting - 192.5 x 120.5 cm - oil on canvas, housed in late 1980s reproduction frame

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Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Captain John Piper, ca. 1826 / oil painting by Augustus Earle]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The work was stated as being by Earle when shown at the Society of Fine Arts Australian exhibition in 1847 (see PXn 316).

Reference:
Sydney Morning Herald, 7 July 1847, p.3, column 1

Digital order no:Album ID : 1063825

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs B. Dale (nee Cox) & Mr R. H. Cox, grandchildren of John Piper, in 1921.

Exhibited in

Faces of Australia: image, reality and the portrait.

The Picture Gallery 1

Private Lives: Families of N.S.W.

For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

Paintings from the Collection

Administrative / Biographical history

John Piper, military officer and public servant, was born in 1773 in Scotland. He arrived in Sydney in 1792 to serve as an ensign in the New South Wales Corps before transferring to Norfolk Island (1793-1795). In 1795 John Piper returned to the mainland being promoted to lieutenant and was appointed Captain in 1800. Piper served a second term on No...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

ML 6 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, South Wall, no. 302

Record Identifier

16AJqodn

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Reference code

404667

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