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81048
  • Title
    Near Pennant Hills Wharf - Parramatta River - My House, 1854
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SSV/25
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1854 (signed in pencil at lower right)
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    81048
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 1 watercolour (with pencil underdrawing) on card, mounted onto paper - 14.3 x 21.1 cm.
  • Source
    Presented Feb. 1995
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Digital order no:a128229
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Inscribed in ink beneath image at left "Near Pennant Hills Wharf - Parramatta River"
    Inscribed in ink at lower right "My House F.G."
    Inscribed in pencil at lower right "1854"
    On the reverse of the drawing's mount is written in biro a description of its provenance. The drawing passed from Garling's widow to their son, then grandson and then to his widow, and from her to the donor of the drawing to the Mitchell Library
    A label stuck to mounting paper is inscribed "Given to my wife Betty by me R.W. Garling (Pat) / F Garling's home at Ermington". Around this inscription is some biographical information about Garling : it states that Garling occupied the home (built by Major Edmund Lockyer) between 1851 and 1854, and that it was adjacent to Ermington House
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