View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

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Record title

View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

Call numbers

V/176

Record identifier

1bGdyjxY

View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

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View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

Full title

View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

Date

after 1843

Call Numbers

V/176

Record Identifier

1bGdyjxY

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Physical Description

Contents

1 print - 27.2 x 42.0 cm on sheet 32.8 x 47.5 cm - lithograph

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Out of copyright

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

View of Wollongong showing Tom Thumbs Lagoon. Taken from Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong Point, the site of the convict stockade, the view looks west towards Mt Keira, centre, and Mt Kembla, far left.
Prout shows the activity around the port of Wollongong including excavation works associated with the formation of a harbour basin, centre left, carri...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

View of Wollongong / John Skinner Prout

Variant title

'Landscape, Tom Thumb's Lagoon area, New South Wales'

Reference:
Brown, T. and Kolenberg, H., Skinner Prout in Australia, 1840-48, Hobart : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1986 p. 80

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NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed 'J Skinner Prout', lower left

Conservation note

Needs window mount

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

John Skinner Prout visited Wollongong and the Illawarra during December 1843 and January 1844. He sketched in the immediate vicinity of the township of Wollongong, including its harbour and nearby beaches, Tom Thumbs Lagoon, Fairy Lake, and Lake Illawarra to the south, and Mt Kembla and Mt Keira to the west.

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Call Numbers

V/176

Record Identifier

1bGdyjxY

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

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862600

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