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Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

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Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

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PXA 537

Record identifier

nX6O7KrY

Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

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Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

Full title

Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1834-50

Call Numbers

PXA 537

Record Identifier

nX6O7KrY
Physical Description

Contents

120 drawings - various sizes - sketches

8 prints - various sizes

textual material (6 items) - various sizes

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The collection consists mainly of unsigned sketches; two handwritten poems included in the collection (folios 2, 3-4) are signed 'W.A.M.'

The collection includes sketches of Europe, Miles' voyage to Australia in 1840-1, with some views from New Caledonia, views of Victoria and N.S.W. especially the Hawkesbury and Windsor and a number of unid...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Sketches of Europe and Australia, ca. 1834-50 / William Augustus Miles

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Keyword subject:

Miles, William Augustus

Attributions / Conjectures

Attribution of the collection to W.A. Miles was provided by the former owner, and is supported by comparison of handwriting in sketches (e.g. folios 93-103) with that in other works in the collection signed by W.A. Miles. (See Miscellaneous papers relating to Aborigines, ca. 1839-1871. A 610, p.197-209).

Date note

Some works are dated; dates range from 1834 to 1850.

Description source

Information transferred from Pictures Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2008-2009.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased, 1983
Pic.Acc.5370

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 537

Record Identifier

nX6O7KrY

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Reference code

845677

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