Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

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Record title

Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

Call numbers

PXC 767

Record identifier

YRlZ7wqn

Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

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Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

Full title

Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

Date

1802-1902

Call Numbers

PXC 767

Record Identifier

YRlZ7wqn
Physical Description

Contents

53 watercolours

25 drawings - ink, pencil, ink and wash, and ink and watercolour

46 prints - engravings, lithographs, and woodcuts

2 items of ephemera

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Original non-consecutive numbering preserved

Access and use

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

Issue Copy

Partly Digitised : Nos. 57, 59, 61, 61a, 67a, 70a, and 74a not digitised

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

An album of drawings and engravings belonging to Phillip Parker King (with many by him), which relate to his surveys of the north-west coast of Australia and Tasmania between 1817 and 1822 in the vessels Mermaid and Bathurst ; and of South America in 1826-1830 commanding HMS Adventure, in company with HMS Beagle. Some early caricatures by King are...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902

NOTES

General note

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Signature / Inscriptions

Many items bear faint notes inscribed by King. These are recorded at PXn 951

Attributions / Conjectures

No.48 has been attributed to Phillip Parker King.

Date note

Some are dated. Some dates have been approximated using King's published narratives.

Conservation note

Album rehoused in two boxes, March 1995

Description source

Most titled on image or the reverse.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from the King estate, November 1933

Exhibited in

Painting the Pacific

Faces of Australia: image, reality and the portrait.

Matthew Flinders : The Ultimate Voyage

A Rage for Curiosity

Dare to know : the art and science of Pacific voyages

Flesh & Blood: Family Connections in Sydney 1788-1998

Blighted paradise : colonial visions of Northern Australia

Sound of the sky

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Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXC 767

Record Identifier

YRlZ7wqn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YRlZ7wqn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

442570

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