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Godfrey Charles Mundy - album of pen & ink drawings, ca. 1834

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PXB 425

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nM7lNZXY

Godfrey Charles Mundy - album of pen & ink drawings, ca. 1834

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Godfrey Charles Mundy - album of pen & ink drawings, ca. 1834

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Godfrey Charles Mundy - album of pen & ink drawings, ca. 1834

Date

ca. 1834

Call Numbers

PXB 425

Record Identifier

nM7lNZXY

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1 album (57 pen & ink drawings tipped into coloured leaves) - 18.7 x 12.5 x 2 cm.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This original album dates from Mundys time in India, Canada and subsequently in London. The drawings are often humorous depictions of incidents, scenes of life and customs. The first two sketches are self-portraits -- file notes.

Rebound in modern times, retaining original free endpapers and with the edges untrimmed, in blue half morocco, s...

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Godfrey Charles Mundy - album of pen & ink drawings, ca. 1834

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NOTES

General note

Mundy had previously published 'Pen and Pencil Sketches, being the Journal of a Tour of India' (London, 1832). His Australasian excursions resulted in the publication of 'Our Antipodes: or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies, with a Glimpse of the Gold Fields' (3 vols, London, 1852). He illustrated this book with 15 lithographic pla...

Signature / Inscriptions

"S[arah, the artists mother?] Mundy, 42 Bryanston St." in pencil on the retained front endpaper
Drawings are signed "G.C.M." at lower edge
"1834" -- at lower edge (drawing no.1)

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Purchased Aug 2003

Administrative / Biographical history

Godfrey Charles Mundy (1804-1860), sketcher, soldier and author, served in India and Canada before arriving in New South Wales in 1846 to take up the position of deputy adjutant-general of the military forces in the Australian colonies. His cousin was the then Governor-General of Australia, Sir Charles Fitzroy, whom Mundy accompanied on tours aroun...

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PXB 425

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nM7lNZXY

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431078

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