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Record title

[A view of the west side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, ca. 1802]

Call numbers

XV/193

Record identifier

9qoaXyE1

[A view of the west side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, ca. 1802]

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[A view of the west side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, ca. 1802]

Full title

[A view of the west side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, ca. 1802]

Date

[ca. 1802]

Call Numbers

XV/193

Record Identifier

9qoaXyE1

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Physical Description

Contents

1 drawing - 51.1 x 67.9 cm - black ink wash on wove paper

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A black ink wash drawing within a black ink ruled border on paper of a topographical work which depicts a view of the Sydney settlement on the western side of Sydney Cove. The view takes in the distinctive Norfolk Pine tree in the Government House garden on the far left, to the Government Dry Store just beyond Government Wharf, the Magazine and Mil...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[A view of the west side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, ca. 1802]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Contributing Creator

Artist unknown.

NOTES

General note

The National Library of Australia holds a companion piece, done by the same hand, [Sydney Harbour], [ca. 1803], 1 wash drawing, 45.5 x 63 cm, Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5001.

Both drawings are stained in an identical manner, along the bottom margin and are stylistically identical. When placed together, these two drawings make a pair, dep...

Signature / Inscriptions

Unsigned and no title.

Date note

No date. Date based on comparison to [Sydney Cove looking to the west, ca. 1800], held at ML 443. Likewise, A view of the west side of Sydney cove, [c.1803 / attributed to G. W. Evans], held at DG V1/73, is also very similar, documenting all of the same landmarks and topographical features that are depicted in this work.

Description source

Titled and dated by cataloguer.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Christie's London, Topographical Pictures Auction, Lot 102, 14 December 2017

Identifiers

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Call Numbers

XV/193

Record Identifier

9qoaXyE1

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Reference code

9588557

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