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125215
  • Title
    Our trip to the Blue Mountains, N.S.W., 1860 / by Mrs B. H. Martindale [Mary Elizabeth Martindale]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 2498
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1860
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    125215
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 19 watercolour drawings - 22 x 30.5 cm. or smaller - No.12 tear in bottom left hand corner
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Mary Elizabeth Martindale was the wife of Capt. Ben Hay Martindale, commissioner of railways, roads & bridges and superintendent of the electric telegraph in New South Wales

    Reference:
    Dictionary of Australian Artists / Joan Kerr (ed). Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1992, p.518.
  • Scope and Content
    1. [Title page, showing landscape view with bullock drawn cart in distance]
    2. [`Royal Express'] mail coach used on Great Western Road
    3a-b. Pilgrim Inn?, top of Lapstone Road, Blaxland
    4. [Untitled landscape]
    5. [Untitled landscape showing Chinese workers in foreground]
    6. Hartley Valley?
    7. [Untitled landscape]
    8. Descent from Mt York into valley near Little Hartley
    9. [Untitled town, showing streetscape, pedestrians & horsedrawn cart]
    10. [Passenger coach, probably on Great Western Road]
    11. Blue Mountain Inn?, Lawson [showing bullock drawn cart in foreground]
    12. [Untitled Inn]
    13. Bridge over Lett River at Hartley?
    14-16. [Untitled landscapes]
    17. Esk Bank House or The Grange, Lithgow [also shows two women sketching in foreground]
    18. The Grose Valley showing Govett's Leap
  • Source
    Presented by Miss Martindale via Miss Frances A. Bennett, September 1930 Transferred from A 2498 Manuscripts Section, Mitchell Library, 1996
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Published Information
    For a discussion of the sketchbook, see: John Low. The Martindale family and the sketchbook of Mary Elizabeth Martindale. Blue Mountains History Journal, issue 2, September 2011, pp 1-14. www.bluemountainsheritage.com.au/journal (accessed October 31, 2011)
  • General note

    Microfilm available at CY1931
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824103
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Some drawings are titled on reverse in pencil
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