Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

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Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

Call numbers

ML 942

Record identifier

nM7lwqNY

Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nM7lwqNY

Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

Full title

Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

Date

ca 1819-1821

Call Numbers

ML 942

Record Identifier

nM7lwqNY
Physical Description

Contents

Drawings - 56 x 116 cm. (sight) - 1 watercolour on wove paper

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

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Physical Access Conditions

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Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This is the fourth and unpublished view in the series which faces north. It shows the third government mill (Smock-Mill) in front of Fort Phillip with its signal station and the stump of the colony's first windmill. In the distance to the right is Fort Dawes with Greenway's Battery, -- Reference: First views of Australia 1788-1825 : a history of ea...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Paramatta River Sydney Harbour, ca 1819-21 / drawn by James Taylor

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Title from mount Signature does not seem to be contemporary and is inaccurate as Taylor did not arrive in Australia until 1817. It however is probably by Major Taylor as the companion picture in the volume is very like the 3rd plate of his Panoramic views of Port Jackson and is probably the original sketch. This is one of four watercolours by Taylo...

Signature / Inscriptions

`J.Taylor Capt 48th Regt. 1814' -- inscribed in ink in lower left

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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A Rage for Curiosity

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

ML 942

Record Identifier

nM7lwqNY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nM7lwqNY

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

457934

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