Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

Export this record

Export selected records

Export record to excel

File type to download

Beta version

Record title

Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

Call numbers

SV/143

Record identifier

n88ELyzn

Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

ACCESS
https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n88ELyzn

Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

Full title

Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

Date

1809

Call Numbers

SV/143

Record Identifier

n88ELyzn
Physical Description

Contents

Drawings - 27.6 x 37 cm. - 1 watercolour

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Sub-fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955.

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

Terms of use

Ask a Librarian online or in the reading room.

Issue Copy

Digitised

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Probably depicts the Grose River situated near the base of Grose Head, at the first significant set of boulders near the junction of the river with Burralow Creek. If so, the eminence in the middle of the watercolour is Paterson Hill.
An early interpretation of a wild colonial landscape as a work of art, it is perhaps the earliest surviving dep...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Collection 04: A View near Grose Head, New South Wales, 1809 / watercolour by George William Evans

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

...

Signature / Inscriptions

Unsigned
"A View near Grose Head / New South Wales 1809. / by G.W. Evans" -- in ink in a contemporary hand on the reverse
"Near Grose Head New South Wales / 1809" -- in ink on the backing paper
"George William Evans (1775-1852)" -- in blue biro on the backing paper

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased October 2007

Exhibited in

ONE hundred : celebrating the Mitchell Library centenary

Lewin: Wild Art

Crossing the Blue Mountains

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SV/143

Record Identifier

n88ELyzn

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n88ELyzn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

457813

How to access this item