Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

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Record title

Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

Call numbers

ML 33 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, West Wall, no. 111

Record identifier

9arp7KGn

Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

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Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

Full title

Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

Date

[1847]

Call Numbers

ML 33 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, West Wall, no. 111

Record Identifier

9arp7KGn

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Physical Description

Contents

1 painting - image 29.6 cm. x 22.5, inside mount 64 cm. x 53.7 cm. - oil inside oval mount

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Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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

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ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Portrait of George William Evans, [1847] / Thomas James Lempriere

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Digital order no:a928765

Signature / Inscriptions

Unsigned

Date note

Dated from references in Lempriere's diary, 1847-9 (ML MSS A3343, part 2, pp.29-32; entries for Oct 19, 27 and Nov 6, 16, 1847), which are extracted at PXn 303

Description source

Titled on label pasted to backing, which also contains biographical details about Evans. Photograph of label is held at PXn 303

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased May 1911

Original held by

A reproduction of this portrait, and a description of the painting naming Lempriere as the artist, is in T[urpin?], E.J., "The father of Australian explorers", New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, Apr 1904, p.47

Exhibited in

Men and maps in Australia

The Governor : Lachlan Macquarie, 1810 to 1821 (Travelling exhibition)

Crossing the Blue Mountains

Paintings from the Collection

Administrative / Biographical history

Thomas James Lempriere was born in Hamburg in 1796 and came to Van Diemen's Land in 1822. He joined the Commissariat Department and remained in its employ until his death. Lempriere's surviving diaries held in ML record his Tasmanian life, including his artistic endeavours and other interests such as natural history and meteorology. He began painti...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

ML 33 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, West Wall, no. 111

Record Identifier

9arp7KGn

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Reference code

447385

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