Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

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Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

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PXD 9

Record identifier

9ALkQJQY

Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

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Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

Full title

Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

Date

ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

Call Numbers

PXD 9

Record Identifier

9ALkQJQY
Physical Description

Contents

35 watercolours - 49 x 37 cm. or smaller1 drawing - pencil
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Series

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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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Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

An album, measuring 51.5 x 41.5 x 5.5 cm. (Library binding), containing 35 watercolours and 1 pencil drawing.

1. Dasyurus Viverrinus [Eastern Quolls. Titled from catalogue, "Pair of native cats"]
2. [Pair of Native Cats of different colours]. Inscription on reverse of mount, "pouched animals or marsupial .... 5th tribe the Dasyures or na...

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Series 02: Gerard Krefft album of watercolour drawings, ca. 1857-1858, 1861, 1866

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The drawings were originally single works that were offered for sale after Krefft's death. A catalogue titled, "List of water colour drawings from nature of objects of natural history by Gerard Krefft" accompanies this volume. The drawings have been ordered according to this list however, the Mitchell library's set varies slightly missing catalogue...

Signature / Inscriptions

Some drawings are titled and signed in the lower right. Few drawings are dated
Many inscription are difficult to decipher and are faded
Spine has embossed title, "Sketches of Australian Aborigines"

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Exhibited in

Krefft Blandowski

Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXD 9

Record Identifier

9ALkQJQY

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Reference code

63890

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