H.M.S. Maeander, South American Sketches, Valparaiso to Northward / O.W. Brierly, 24 Sep. to 17 Nov....

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H.M.S. Maeander, South American Sketches, Valparaiso to Northward / O.W. Brierly, 24 Sep. to 17 Nov. 1850

Call numbers

PXA 515

Record identifier

1DrmR609

H.M.S. Maeander, South American Sketches, Valparaiso to Northward / O.W. Brierly, 24 Sep. to 17 Nov. 1850

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Full title

H.M.S. Maeander, South American Sketches, Valparaiso to Northward / O.W. Brierly, 24 Sep. to 17 Nov. 1850

Date

1850

Call Numbers

PXA 515

Record Identifier

1DrmR609

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

Albums - 32 x 27 x 1.8 cm. - 1 sketchbook (leather bound with c. 110 pencil - watercolour drawings)

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Issue Copy

Digitised : 2014

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The sketchbook contains drawings that document the H.M.S. Meander's voyage from Valpariso to Chile, Coquimbo, Cape San Lorenzo, San Blas, Care Lucas, Piedra del Mar, and Isabel Island. There are also drawings of marine activities, sail construction and rigging, details of weather conditions, and some landscapes.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

H.M.S. Maeander, South American Sketches, Valparaiso to Northward / O.W. Brierly, 24 Sep. to 17 Nov. 1850

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Some pages are blank. The drawings are predominantly composed in pencil with only 4 in watercolour. The drawings are dated and have notes relating to nautical position, scope of journey, weather conditions, and colour details. This volume has been rebound at an unknown date. "D.S. Mitchell" signature appears on inside front cover of original sketch...

Signature / Inscriptions

A non-contemporaneous label inside front cover, "H.M.S. Meander / S. American Sketches / Valpariso to Northward / O.W. Brierly 1850". Second plate beneath this bears inscription "Sketches at Sea / No.5 / 50 / Coast of Sth America / From Valparaiso to NorthWd [Northward]"

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Transferred from Mitchell Manuscripts, Aug. 1997
Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 515

Record Identifier

1DrmR609

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1DrmR609

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Reference code

421785

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