Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

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Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

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ML 169 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, East Wall, no. 295

Record identifier

9WZMNDaY

Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

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Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

Full title

Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

Date

1856

Call Numbers

ML 169 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, East Wall, no. 295

Record Identifier

9WZMNDaY

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Contents

1 painting - 91.2 x 71.1 cm - oil
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Fonds

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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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Digitised

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Full title

Sarah Cobcroft, 1856 / oil portrait by Joseph Backler

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Colour transparency digitised 2000

Digital order no:a928715

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed at lower right: J. Backler 1856

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Lady Colin Davidson, a great-great grandaughter of Cobcroft's, Nov 1962

Exhibited in

Faces of Australia: image, reality and the portrait.

The Picture Gallery 2: Backler & friends - aspects of portraiture in colonial Sydney

ONE hundred : celebrating the Mitchell Library centenary

Paintings from the Collection

Administrative / Biographical history

Sarah Smith followed her convict partner, John Cobcroft to Australia by taking up the governments offer of free passage. John arrived in the Second Fleet on 27 June 1790 on board the Scarborough, and Sarah on the Neptune, arriving on the 28 June. They had ten children, and married in 1842, when John was 86 and Sarah 70. Throughout her life, Sarah...

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ML 169 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, East Wall, no. 295

Record Identifier

9WZMNDaY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9WZMNDaY

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403992

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