Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

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Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

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SAFE/PXC 304

Record identifier

9gkdbZJ9

Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

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Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

Full title

Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

Date

1803 - 1806?

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXC 304

Record Identifier

9gkdbZJ9

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Physical Description

Contents

265 drawings, on 257 sheets, hinged into booklets - 38-38.5 cm.- 25-28 cm. approx. - watercolour, pen, ink and pencil

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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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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The listing below has the known current (2003) plant names. The transcribed inscriptions from the original drawings are available with the online images see 'View Transcript'

BOX 1
(a) Xylomelum pyriforme
(b) Unidentified plant
(c) Kennedia rubicunda
(d) Acacia
(e) Macrozamia
1. Phylidrum lanuginosum
Watermark: J...

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Full title

Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1806 / John Lewin

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

10 drawings are titled or annotated in a hand believed to be Lewin's (cf. copy of letter signed John Wm Lewin, filed at PXn 674). All but 3 of the remaining drawings are inscribed in sepia ink and/or pencil in a number of different hands. The majority have been annotated by Allan Cunningham (cf. Cunningham's hand, ML ref. A 1754 and MLDoc 252) in...

Signature / Inscriptions

I.W.Lewin / 30 August 1805 / New South Wales -- f. d
"This is / for the Govr.s Collection / Mrs King's is already done" -- f.e
"I.W.Lewin / 5 March [?] 1803" -- f. 80
"From Port Dalrymple 1805" -- reverse f.170
"I.W.Lewin / Oct. 26 1806" -- f. 223
"I.W.L. / 30 Nov. 1805" -- f. 262

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Mrs Alsop, January 1911

Exhibited in

Lewin: Wild Art

Australian Inspiration

Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXC 304

Record Identifier

9gkdbZJ9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9gkdbZJ9

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

431242

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