[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

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[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

Call numbers

ML 1111

Record identifier

94R75zl1

[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

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[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

Full title

[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

Date

January 1842

Call Numbers

ML 1111

Record Identifier

94R75zl1

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Physical Description

Contents

1 drawing - 33.9 x 50.2 cm. (visible image) in birds-eye maple frame (not original) 69 x 83.5 cm. - watercolour

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This work shows the site of present-day Martin Place looking across to David Jones' first store on the corner of George and Barrack Streets. On the left-hand side is the then General Post Office, the main meeting place in the town. The foreground is taken up with a lively rendition of everyday activities: people gather by the Post Office; two Abor...

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[George Street, Sydney - looking south] / painted by Henry Curzon Allport

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

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Signature / Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower left " H.C. Allport 1842"
Label of National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, on reverse upper left: " ... Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations, All Australian Art Exhibition ... January to April 1938, demonstrating 150 years of Australian art ... Loaned by David Jones Ltd."; exhibition label on reverse lower edge: "Pai...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased November 1995

Exhibited in

Charles Darwin Down Under 1836

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

ML 1111

Record Identifier

94R75zl1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/94R75zl1

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14489

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