SLNSW-Collection of watercolours and pencil sketches, c...-nQR2pPX1
Collection of watercolours and pencil sketches, ca. 1870
Full title: Collection of watercolours and pencil sketches, ca. 1870
Author/creator: Gill, Samuel Thomas, 1818-1880.
Date: ca. 1870.
Call Numbers: PX*D 109
Record Identifier: nQR2pPX1
Formats: Pictures, Watercolours, Drawings
Contents: Drawings - Various sizes; largest 31 cm. x 46.5 cm.; most approx. 24 cm. x 16 cm. - 6 watercolours and 5 pencil drawings
ff.1-4 titled at lower right
ff.5, 7-11: titles first devised by cataloguer. ff.10 & 11 noted in card catalogue as titled on reverse in former library officer's hand, since obscured by application of new backing
f.6 noted in card catalogue as titled on reverse, "probably in former library officer's hand"; since obscured by application of new backing
ff.1-11 signed `S.T.G.' at lower left
ff.1-10 are undated. The collection has been dated with reference to f.11, which is signed and dated `S.T.G./70' at lower left
f.5: at lower right corner is written `2' in pencil
f.7: at lower right corner is written `66' in pencil
f.8: at lower right corner is written `65' in pencil
Upper corners of ff.3, 4, 10 are rounded
ff.1 & 2: Attorney and barrister John Stephen (1771-1833) received one of the original Darlinghurst grants of over 11 acres. His house, Orwell, was one of the first on the hill, being under construction in 1829. Reference: Villas of Darlinghurst exhibition catalogue / State Library of New South Wales. Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, 2002.
f.2: One of the windmills near Roslyn Hall can be seen in the distance. In the background, the building at centre is possibly neighbouring Springfield.
f. 3 [Detail undefined] [Watercolour] and f. 11 [In the Australian desert][Watercolour] are from the D.S. Mitchell bequest, 1907
Digital order no:Album ID : 1289594