[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

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Record title

[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

Call numbers

SAFE/R 247

Record identifier

YK5Qpgjn

[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YK5Qpgjn

[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

Full title

[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

Date

ca. 1828-1830

Call Numbers

SAFE/R 247

Record Identifier

YK5Qpgjn

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Physical Description

Contents

1 painting - 35.7 x 22.6 x 1 cm. - oil on huon pine board

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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

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Oil painting on huon pine board, rectangular in shape with rounded corners, with a hole at top centre for suspension, depicting four scenes:

1. Aborigines and white settlers in European dress mingling harmoniously
2. Aboriginal men and women, and an Aboriginal child approach Governor Arthur to shake hands while peaceful soldiers look on

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Governor Arthur's Proclamation to the Aborigines, ca. 1828-1830]

Variant title

Previously titled Governor Davey's [sic - actually Governor Arthur] Proclamation to the Aborigines, 1816 [sic actually c.1828-30]

NOTES

General note

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Signature / Inscriptions

""Governor Davey's / Proclamation / to the Aborigines / 1816"" -- handwritten on label affixed to upper right corner
Stamped in black ink on reverse, ""M.D.m"".

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from J.W. Beattie, May 1919

Exhibited in

National treasures from Australia's great libraries

ONE hundred : celebrating the Mitchell Library centenary

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/R 247

Record Identifier

YK5Qpgjn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YK5Qpgjn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

442502

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