Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

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Record title

Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

Call numbers

SAFE/PXD 390

Record identifier

YzOgKBA9

Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOgKBA9

Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

Full title

Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

Date

ca. 1842-1850

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXD 390

Record Identifier

YzOgKBA9
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (ca. 125 drawings comprising 96 watercolour and 29 pencil drawings) - 59.6 x 43 x 6.2 cm.

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

When originally catalogued, the drawings were numbered according to the album page they appeared on, rather than a sequential individual number. Drawings with a sketch on the reverse have been renumbered.

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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

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Issue Copy

Digitised

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1a. Banana [Tree] Sydney
1b. [Landscape watercolour]
2a. Zanthorrhaea / or Grass Tree / Nelson Bay / Sydney
2b. [unfinished pencil sketch]
3. Gum Tree / Sydney
4. Bamboo / Sydney
5. Native of S.En. Australia - method of ascending / Large Trees - when hunting the Opposum [i.e. Opossum] / Body hangs off .... / left arm ... / O.W.B....

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Georgiana Lowe - album of drawings of New South Wales views, ca. 1842-1850

NOTES

General note

When received by the Mitchell Library in 1958, the drawings were mounted in an atlas folio with a broken cover but were subsequently re-housed and repaired by Messrs. Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Further treatment occurred in 1995-1996 when SLNSW Preservation Branch rebound the album. Transferred from Mitchell Manuscripts (D 390) in 1991. The drawings a...

Signature / Inscriptions

Most drawings are titled on work at lower left or right, or below image on mount.
Only one drawing is signed.
Five drawings are dated 1843.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Rear-Admiral R St. V Sherbrooke, 1958

Exhibited in

The work of art - Australian women writers and artists

The most useful Art: Architecture in Australia, 1788-1985

Undercurrents

Dockside : Sydney's working harbour, 1840-1875

Built for the bush : the green architecture of rural Australia

Lost Gardens

Women Transported : Life in Australia's Convict Female Factories

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/PXD 390

Record Identifier

YzOgKBA9

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOgKBA9

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

440114

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