Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809

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Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809

Call numbers

PXD 388

Record identifier

YoldQAA9

Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809

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Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809

Date

1796-1809

Call Numbers

PXD 388

Record Identifier

YoldQAA9
Physical Description

Contents

32 watercolours (in 4 volumes) - various sizes

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Series

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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

NOTE: For details of the artist of each drawing, see inscriptions and notes below.

VOLUME 1
f.1. Yorkton Port Dalrymple Van Diemens Land, 1808 / J.W. Lewin. 22.7 x 32.2 cm.
f.2. A sketch...on the banks of the Paterson's River, N.S.W. intended to represent the Colonels quarters for the night, [1801] / J.W. Lewin. 24 x 34.8 cm.
f.3. A...

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Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809

NOTES

General note

VOLUME 1 f.1 signed and dated in ink on reverse `G.P. Harris del 1809 Copyed by Jn. W. Lewin 1809'. A detached caption, inscribed in pencil `By Lewin after Harris 1800', accompanies vol.1 f.1. ff.3-6 signed and dated in ink on reverse `G.P. Harris delt 1808 Copyed by Jn.W. Lewin 1809'. ff.1-6 titled on accompanying scrapbook leaf. f.7 dated and tit...

Signature / Inscriptions

VOLUME 1 f.2 "A Sketch by Lewin taken on the banks of Paterson River N.S.W. intended to represent the Colonels quarters for the night. The Colonel first discovered the river so named and is the figure leaning on his arm" -- inscribed in ink on reverse of scrapbook leaf accompanying vol.1 f.2 f.7 "The Front of Sydney Church / New South Wales. 1809."...

Conservation note

In 1992 the watercolours were removed from acidic board and the secondary supports with contemporary inscriptions retained.

Watercolours have been separated from the scrapbook leaves to which they were originally attached and remounted in window mounts. The scrapbook leaf accompanying each drawing is kept in a sleeve on reverse of mount.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased January 1950

Exhibited in

A Rage for Curiosity The coming of the strangers : life in Australia, 1788-1822 Mutiny on the Bounty : the story of Captain William Bligh seaman, navigator, surveyor and of the Bounty mutineers Undercurrents The Artist and the patron In the garden The work of art - Australian women writers and artists The Rocks area, nineteenth century Sydney On th...

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Call Numbers

PXD 388

Record Identifier

YoldQAA9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YoldQAA9

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Reference code

447948

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