John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

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John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

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PXA 513

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1Jkm7VQY

John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

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John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

Full title

John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

Date

1859-1860, 1862

Call Numbers

PXA 513

Record Identifier

1Jkm7VQY
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (20 watercolour, 3 pencil, 1 ink drawing) - 23.5 x 34.5 cm.

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1-2. The Gap Sept. 18 1859 N.S.W.
3. [Harbour view with town in background, 1859]
4. Botany Bay & Bare Island, 1859
5-6. [River scenes, 1859]
7. Old Toms Hut, 1859
8. [River with steamboat and town in background]
9. [River with shipyards]
10. [Bush scene with rocks in foreground, 1859]
11. [Windmill], 1859. Possibly Gordon's...

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Full title

John Arthur Guy : album of drawings, ca. 1859-1862

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Two folios (between pages 9 and 11) have been cut out of the sketchbook at an unknown date, before receipt by Mitchell Library. The pencil sketches are unfinished. Two are executed on the interleaving paper and one is on the sketchbook paper between drawings 17 and 18. "D.S. Mitchell" signature appears on front endpaper Digital order no:Album ID :...

Signature / Inscriptions

Inside front cover, "J.A.G. / 290 George Strett / Sydney N.S.W."
Drawings, except 8, 9 and 18, are signed and dated.
Some drawings are titled on the reverse.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Administrative / Biographical history

John Arthur Guy, house painter and photographer, was a son of John Waln Guy and Eliza Bottomley. He emigrated to Sydney from England around 1856 and opened a photographic gallery with his brother James two years later.

Reference:
The Dictionary of Australian Artists / Joan Kerr (Ed.) Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1992

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Call Numbers

PXA 513

Record Identifier

1Jkm7VQY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1Jkm7VQY

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Reference code

430321

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