View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

Export this record

Export selected records

Export record to excel

File type to download

Beta version

Record title

View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

Call numbers

V/293

Record identifier

nX6O2N0Y

View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

ACCESS
https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nX6O2N0Y

View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

Full title

View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

Date

approximately 1860

Call Numbers

V/293

Record Identifier

nX6O2N0Y

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

1 drawing - 24.5 x 34.5 cm - watercolour on paper

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright

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

Terms of use

Ask a Librarian online or in the reading room.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This is a landscape view, executed in watercolour on paper, and measuring 24.5 x 34.5cm. This figure-in-landscape watercolour picture represents the view from the verandah at Hobartville, on the outskirts of Richmond, N.S.W., with views to the Blue Mountains. The painting shows a man in a dark suit and top hat with two women in fashionably flounced...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

View from the verandah at Hobartville, seat of Mrs. W. Cox / Frederick Garling

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Accompanied by wooden panels inscribed:
'View from the verandah at "Hobartville", seat of Mrs W. Cox, (Hobartville was built about the year 1820)'.
'Wombat Park, Daylesford'.
'By Garling?'

On the reverse of the watercolour is a label inscribed:
'From Mrs F.M. Brooke, Wombat Park, Daylesford, Victoria, per Miss Valarie Cox 64 Old...

Date note

The inclusion of the phrase ‘seat of Mrs W. Cox’ in the surviving caption label for this work, would suggest it post-dates William Cox Jnr’s death in 1850.

Description source

Accompanying wooden panel.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Leonard Joel Auction, 23 June 2015. Sales LJ8054, Lot 27.

Administrative / Biographical history

The Hobartville estate was purchased by the Cox family in 1816 and later became the home of William Cox Jnr (1789-1850), the eldest son of military officer, road maker and builder William Cox (1764-1837), best known for his supervision of the building of the road across the Blue Mountains in 1814, and his first wife Rebecca Upjohn. William Jnr marr...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

V/293

Record Identifier

nX6O2N0Y

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nX6O2N0Y

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

1353332

How to access this item