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Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

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Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

Call numbers

M 987

Record identifier

9O4oplrn

Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

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Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

Full title

Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

Date

Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--]

Call Numbers

M 987

Record Identifier

9O4oplrn
Physical Description

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microfilm reel 35 mm

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Fonds

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Microfilm : M 987

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Ca. 160 sketches and watercolours, mainly of scenes in South Australia, but including nine watercolours painted by Frome in Mauritius 1852-53, one painting by J. Henderson entitled "View in Van Diemen's Land" and two paintings by Samuel Thomas Gill, one with the title "Horticultural Show 1840". The subjects of the paintings include the homes of set...

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Edward Charles Frome - Sketchbooks [M987], 1835-1853

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General note

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales
National Library of Australia holds microfilm master
Available for reference
Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 64, p. 37-38
Australian Joint Copying Projec...

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Administrative / Biographical history

Soldier, surveyor. Frome arrived in South Australia in 1839 as its third surveyor-general. He made several exploratory trips into the interior of South Australia and travelled in the course of his survey duties. The sketches he made during his journeys are of historical and geographical interest. Frome returned to England in 1849, but served later...

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M 987

Record Identifier

9O4oplrn

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432449

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