Full title: Jenkins family pictorial material and realia, ca. 1876-1959
Author/creator: Jenkins family.
Date: ca. 1876-1959.
Call Numbers: PXE 1299, PXB 257, R 786, R 787
Record Identifier: 9O4ozprn
Formats: Pictures, Photographs, Drawings, Objects, Medals
Contents: 1 plaque - silver plated, 2 seals - metal with wooden handles, Approx. 1222 photographs and postcards (in 8 albums), 12 drawings - ink
A label found with PXE 1299/Box 3/Album 4 states ""Jenkins albums. On loan Ervin Gallery, 'Lindesay Exh. [Exhibition]' Oct 18-Nov 26, 1984"", and a label with PXB 257 nos.10-12 states ""Nos.10-12 exhibited Lindesay exh. Oct 18-29 1984"". It is not clear whether these labels refer to the exhibition ""Looking east : Woolloomooloo to Watsons Bay, 20 October - 18 November 1984"", ""held at the S. H. Ervin Gallery by the National Trust of Australia, (N.S.W.) to complement an exhibition at Lindesay, Darling Point on the sesquicentenary of the House"", or whether they refer to the concurrent sesquicentenary exhibition at Lindesay itself.
PXE 1299/Box 3/Album 4: a 5-page manuscript found with this collection, entitled ""Record of m. [motor?] trip. Brisbane to Sydney via Northern Rivers. Nov 13th to Nov 18th 1924"", by Judith Jenkins, is filed with MLMSS 3110 ADD-ON 944.
PXE 1299/Box 3/Album 4: Nepean Towers was bought by E. J. J.'s father Dr R. L. Jenkins. The family lived there from 1860-1883. It was later bought by the church and renamed St. Mary's Towers. E. J. Jenkins had a great interest in the new motor car, shared by his daughter Judith. One of E. J. Jenkins sisters married Sir Hubert Murray, Lieut-Governor of Papua. Source: notes on ML file.
PXE 1299/Box 4/Album 8: Mandemar was the home of Dr & Mrs E. J. Jenkins and Miss Judith Jenkins ca.1926-1955. The interiors show much of the furniture which can also be seen in photographs of Lindesay.
PXE 1299/Box 4/Album 8/no.9: information transcribed from handwritten note (supplied by donor?), discarded.
This pictorial material, with MIN 309, P1/Jenkins, Dr E. J. (negatives at FM1/2849-50), and P1/Jenkins, Anne (negatives at FM1/2851-52), is part of the Jenkins family further papers, 1874-1960 at MLMSS 3110 ADD-ON 944.
PXB 257/10-12 on exhibition in Lindesay exhibition 18-29 October, 1984
MMS ID: 110356113