Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

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Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

Call numbers

SAFE/PXA 565

Record identifier

1wN2Pp0n

Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

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Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

Full title

Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

Date

1791-1793

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXA 565

Record Identifier

1wN2Pp0n
Physical Description

Contents

Albums - 32 x 21 cm. - 1 album (58 watercolour sketches)

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

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

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. A flying fish 10 inches long
2. A sucking fish 9 inches long
3. A Noddy
4. A Dolphin six feet long / A Pilot fish the size of life
5. The Island St. Paul
6. Cannoe [sic] of Whytootackee - discovered by H.M.S. Bounty
7. A Fish about 4 feet long caught about 40 leag[ue]s to the Eastward of Friendly Isles. It has no scales and sma...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Drawings by W[illia]m Bligh, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Providence

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Album titled from flyleaf, in Bligh's handwriting
Folios titled in Bligh's handwriting. Additional handwritten notes expand on some titles
Contents list held with collection and on MLRR reference shelf

Digital order no:Album ID : 823395

Signature / Inscriptions

"G.H." -- handwritten in pencil on some images, possibly in Bligh's hand, probably standing for George Holwell. See PXn 10 for further details
"It had a Beak like a Duck - a thick brown coat of Hair, through which the points of numerous Quills of an Inch long projected + were very sharp. It was 17 inches long & walked about 2 Ins. from the Groun...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Exhibited in

Matthew Flinders : The Ultimate Voyage

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXA 565

Record Identifier

1wN2Pp0n

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Reference code

446868

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