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[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

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Record title

[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

Call numbers

PXA 889

Record identifier

9gkdagr9

[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

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[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

Full title

[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

Date

1847 - 1855 (dated by dates of inscriptions and autographs)

Call Numbers

PXA 889

Record Identifier

9gkdagr9
Physical Description

Contents

1 scrapbook with embossed cover (131 pages) - ; 39.3 x 23.5 x 3 cm - gilt-edged.

Textual Records - typescript. Also includes typescript and photocopies of research notes

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Physical Access Conditions

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The scrapbook contains a number of drawings (both European and Australian), autographs, poems, silhouette portraits, and pasted-in prints. Many of the contributors are King family members.
p.9) Tahlee : pencil sketch
p.12) Entrance to Pt Stevens : wash drawing
p.26a) Tahlee 1840 : pen & watercolour site plan
p.26b) Tahlee Port Stephens...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Scrapbook presented to Elizabeth King, 1847]

NOTES

General note

Copies of family research on the scrapbook and its provenance, some compiled by Mary King, which identify signatures and scenes in it, are filed with the book.
Photocopies of notes identifying people mentioned in the scrapbook have been removed from it, and filed separately. They have been given the same page number as the item to which they re...

Signature / Inscriptions

Inscribed on page 1 "Elizabeth King from her affectionate Brother Charles McA King October 31st/47"

Conservation note

Binding of scrapbook broken.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased August 1999

Administrative / Biographical history

This scrapbook was presented by Charles McArthur King to his sister Elizabeth King in October 1847. Phillip Parker King of Gippsland, Victoria, gave it to Miss Dorothy Butler-Walsh who in turn gave it to Mary E. King (a grand-daughter of Charles McArthur King) in c.1967. The scrapbook appears to have then passed to the present vendor, who was also...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 889

Record Identifier

9gkdagr9

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

404603

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