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John Andrew Bonar sketchbooks of views in New South Wales and Queensland, with sketches made on his voyage between England and Australia in chiefly ca. 1857 and 1860

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nmQdwoon

John Andrew Bonar sketchbooks of views in New South Wales and Queensland, with sketches made on his voyage between England and Australia in chiefly ca. 1857 and 1860

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John Andrew Bonar sketchbooks of views in New South Wales and Queensland, with sketches made on his voyage between England and Australia in chiefly ca. 1857 and 1860

Full title

John Andrew Bonar sketchbooks of views in New South Wales and Queensland, with sketches made on his voyage between England and Australia in chiefly ca. 1857 and 1860

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1857 and 1860

Record Identifier

nmQdwoon
Physical Description

Contents

2 volumes (106 watercolours and 1 photographic lithograph) - 14.2 x 24.2 cm and 23.5 x 29.8 cm - pen and link, and pencil sketches, some heightened with white

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Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955, applies to works by John Andrew Bonar

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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Sketchbooks include views in New South Wales, made during the artists's excursions to Australian Agricultural Company properties between 1857 and 1858, in Queensland between ca. 1857 and 1871 and sketches made on Bonar's second voyage to Australia in 1860

Item 01
Sketchbook of John Andrew Bonar who went to Australia in 1857

Item 02...

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Full title

John Andrew Bonar sketchbooks of views in New South Wales and Queensland, with sketches made on his voyage between England and Australia in chiefly ca. 1857 and 1860

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

Date note

Thirteen drawings are dated between 1860 and 1869
Collection is dated from artist's period in Australia.

Description source

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

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs M.G.G. Gifford, 1986
Pic.Acc.6059

Administrative / Biographical history

John Andrew Bonar, born in Edinburgh in 1835, son of Andrew Bonar, first travelled to Australia in 1857. His father was already in Australia working for the Australian Land Company. Bonar returned to England at the end of 1858. He came back to Australia in 1860 and in 1862 married the daughter of Ralph Edward Godschall Johnson, clerk to the Queensl...

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nmQdwoon

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982582

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