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Album of miscellaneous sketches, with some Australian views, ca. 1835-1880 / owned by David Scott Mitchell

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PXC 303

Record identifier

1LjRgNy9

Album of miscellaneous sketches, with some Australian views, ca. 1835-1880 / owned by David Scott Mitchell

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Album of miscellaneous sketches, with some Australian views, ca. 1835-1880 / owned by David Scott Mitchell

Full title

Album of miscellaneous sketches, with some Australian views, ca. 1835-1880 / owned by David Scott Mitchell

Date

ca. 1835-1880

Call Numbers

PXC 303

Record Identifier

1LjRgNy9
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (54 watercolour, ink & pencil drawings) - 37.7 x 33 cm. (approx.)

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Album of sentimental scenes by various artists typical of the nineteenth century. The album comprises material Australian and non-Australian in origin and features landscapes, towns, coastal views, ships, and portraits. Included are: Sydney Harbour views (from Watson's Bay); Grass Tree by S.T.G.; Lost children found by S.T.G.; eucalypt trees by...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Album of miscellaneous sketches, with some Australian views, ca. 1835-1880 / owned by David Scott Mitchell

NOTES

General note

"D.S. Mitchell" signature inside front cover.
Watercolours were removed from album pages and window mounted, Oct. 2007, part of the David Scott Mitchell project. Album pages were loose in the volume and deteriorating badly. Album cover retained.

Digital order no:Album ID : 1261041

Signature / Inscriptions

Some drawings are titled and signed.
Four drawings are dated.
No.11 is inscribed along lower edge, "Diggers Homesteads drawn by S.T. Gill from original / Painting by J.E. Bayley. Esqr. R.A. In the Possession / of H. Boswar... of Richarmond Victoria."

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXC 303

Record Identifier

1LjRgNy9

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

442484

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