E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

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E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

Call numbers

DG*D 33

Record identifier

n88E6e8n

E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

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E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

Full title

E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

Date

ca. 1885-1915

Call Numbers

DG*D 33

Record Identifier

n88E6e8n
Physical Description

Contents

ca. 179 pencil drawings on paper and card, 1 mounted aquatint, 1 photoprint

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

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

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Issue Copy

Digitised

Finding aids

Click here for a pdf version of the partially transcribed contents list http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/_transcript/2007/D00007/dgd33.pdf

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Album contains drawings that relate to natural history and ethnological specimens. The biological sketches are of galls on eucalypts, birds' and spiders' nests. The anthropoligical drawings are mostly of Australian Aborigines' stone axes (some of which were listed by Ramsay). There are also indigenous artefacts from Tasmania, New Guinea, New Zealan...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

E.P. Ramsay - collection of drawings of ethnological material and biological specimens, 1885-1915

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Most of the drawings are annoted with descriptive notes. Some sheets have more than one sketch. The old numbering system has been retained but does not correspond with the total number of individual drawings or sheets. At an unknown date, a photoprint titled, "'Success' fake convict shop at Circular Quay, Sydney, ca. 1891" was removed from the a...

Signature / Inscriptions

Some of the sketches are signed and dated.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1951

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

DG*D 33

Record Identifier

n88E6e8n

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n88E6e8n

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

442767

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