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New Government House and Fort Macquarie from Argyle Street, Sydney, NSWales / [attributed to Joseph Fowles]
Full title: New Government House and Fort Macquarie from Argyle Street, Sydney, NSWales / [attributed to Joseph Fowles]
Author/creator: Fowles, Joseph, 1810-1878.
Call Numbers: ML 68
Record Identifier: YezdJo29
Formats: Pictures, Drawings
Contents: 1 drawing - visible image 20.5 x 32 cm. - watercolour
For notes on the location of houses shown (i.e. Princes Street) see: This was Sydney / Suzanne Mourot. Sydney, Ure Smith, 1969 p.56. See also Painted Panorama, 1800-1870. Sydney, The Blaxland Gallery, Grace Brothers, 1985, p.85, 136.
Building shown under construction (right of centre) was completed by 1853 (see PXA 6925 f.18)
Painting shows island of Fort Denison partly levelled. Levelling begun in 1841, but was abondoned immediately. It was recommenced in 1854 and finished in 1857. Reference: Story of Fort Denison, Sydney, 194-
Digital order no:a623003