[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

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[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

Call numbers

DGD 16

Record identifier

Yezdqlp9

[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

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[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

Full title

[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

Date

1840-1848

Call Numbers

DGD 16

Record Identifier

Yezdqlp9
Physical Description

Contents

Drawings - images of various sizes ; 53 x 40.5 cm mounted boards - 12 watercolours in mounted boards

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, 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

f.1 Our Tasmanian home
f.2 From Ball's Head
f.3 Cockatoo Island
f.4 Cataract Glen, Mount Wellington, Tasmania
f.5 Native encampment
f.6 Gully at Wollongong
f.7 The Dandenong Ranges, Victoria
f.8 A fern tree valley
f.9 Black Man's Cove, Tasmania
f.10 Source of the Derwent, Tasmania
f.11 Willoughby Fall, North Shore, Syd...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Collection of views, ca. 1840-1848 by J.S. Prout]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

f.1 is dated 'May 17th, 1844'. On the back of the mount is written 'Given me by Mr. Alex [?] Morton May 1906 J.W. Beattie', and in very faint pencil 'Macquarie Street Hobart Town near [?] Church'. On a separate piece of cardboard with the sketches is written the following: 'J. Skinner Prout's (the celebrated artist) House, Macquarie St Hobart Town...

Signature / Inscriptions

Most are signed 'Skinner Prout' or 'J.S. Prout'. Most are undated. Some have been titled by Prout.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Exhibited in

The rivulet : the creek and the drain

Administrative / Biographical history

John Skinner Prout, (1805-1876), artist, was born on 19 December 1805 at Plymouth, England. He arrived with his wife and seven children in Sydney on 14 December, 1840. He brought a complete lithographic printing press with him, and in early 1841 he started producing lithographed versions of his drawings of Sydney. In January 1844, Prout moved to...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

DGD 16

Record Identifier

Yezdqlp9

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Reference code

457850

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