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Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

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Record title

Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

Record identifier

Yr8Rqqdn

Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

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Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

Full title

Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

Date

1807

Record Identifier

Yr8Rqqdn
Physical Description

Contents

3 drawings - watercolour

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Full title

Collection of watercolours by John William Lewin : from the collection of William Bligh

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Purchased from a descendant of William Bligh.

The drawings appear to be part of a larger commission of John Lewin watercolours ordered by Governor Bligh in late 1807. A number of other drawings by Lewin from late 1807 (October, November and December) with a Bligh provenance have survived. For instance the Art Gallery of NSW's "Variegated Liz...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased July 2003

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The City Unfolds

Administrative / Biographical history

ITEM 01
Echidna Australian egg-laying monotramataus mammal. Porcupine ant-eater, 1807 / by I.W. Lewin

ITEM 02
The Coal River or Port of Newcastle New South Wales ... / watercolour drawing possibly by John William Lewin

ITEM 03
Coal River N.S. Wales, 1807 / watercolour by I.W. Lewin

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Record Identifier

Yr8Rqqdn

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430515

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