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

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

Date created

1796-1809

Formats

Contents

32 watercolours (in 4 volumes) - various sizes

Level of description

Series

Call Numbers

PXD 388

Copying conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

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Title

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

Item identifier

YoldQAA9

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Full title

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

Author / Artists

Evans, George William, 1780-1852

Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810

Bellasis, Mrs.

Dobson, R.

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. 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]....

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 artis...

Signature / Inscriptions

VOLUME 1f.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.2f.7 "The...

General note

VOLUME 1f.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...

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...

Date created

1796-1809

Reference code

447948

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