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148415
  • Title
    Chester Smith papers : pictorial material, ca. 1770-1952
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ON 416
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1770-1952
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    148415
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 84 lantern slides - 8.3 x 8.3 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Copies of original works including portraits of prominent figures and Freemasons in the colony of N.S.W. and scenes of early Sydney by Lycett and others

    BOX 1
    1. Captain James Cook (1770)
    2. Captain James Cook monument at Kurnell, N.S.W.
    3. Sir Joseph Banks - a Freemason
    4. Captain Arthur Phillip (1788)
    5. Captain Arthur Phillip monument, Botany Bay, N.S.W.
    6. Lieutenant David Collins - R.N. Judge Advocate, “First Fleet”
    7. Hunters sketch of Sydney (August 1788)
    8. John Cadman’s Cottage (built 1816) looking North; Chief Boatswain
    9. Norfolk Island (convict establishment in 1847) Kings Town-Sydney Bay
    10. Captain John Hunter - Governor 1795-1800
    11. Captain Matthew Flinders. Came on Reliance with Hunter & Bass,1795
    12. View of Dockyard 1801, Argyle Street area
    13. The Tank Stream, looking North from about Spring Street
    14. Governor King - 1800-1 906
    15. George Hales grave, Norfolk Island, 1801 - Capt. of Whaling Ship, General Boyd
    16. Captain Anthony Fenn Kemp, conspicuously identified as one of the most active rum traders, N.S.W. Corps
    17. Earliest extant view of George Street & Pitt Street
    18. Governor Bligh 1806-1 808. Bligh Rebellion 26/1/1808
    19. Captain John Piper of N.S.W. Corps
    20. Captain Piper’s House on Eliza Pt. 1816, now Pt. Piper [Henrietta Villa]
    21. Colonel Johnston of N.S.W. Corps - Bligh Rebellion
    22. John Macarthur
    23. Private Soldier in N.S.W. Corps
    24. Governor Lachlan Macquarie - 1810-1821
    25. Barracks, Wynyard Square
    26. Francis Howard Greenway, Architect
    27. Worshipful Brother Samuel Clayton - Ar. Surry Two in 1816
    28. Brother Doctor Benjamin Clayton - only son of Samuel
    29. Doctor Benjamin Clayton’s grave in old Camperdown Cemetery, d.1854
    30. Brother Bland Clayton, son of Dr Benjamin Clayton
    31. Brother Edward Archer Clayton, Great Grandson of Samuel Clayton
    32. Brother Doctor Bland after whom Bro.Bland Clayton was named
    33. Brother Hugh McDonald’s grave in old Devonshire Cemetery (1819)
    34. Brother Thomas Prior’s grave - a First Fleeter d.1836. Interred in Town Hall Cemetery, removed to Devonshire St. Cemetery and now rests in Old Bunnerong Cemetery
    35. Guard House, George Street, Sydney, where first Installation meeting of Aust.Social Lodge, No.260,1.C. was held on 12 August, 1820
    36. J. Edward Clayton (father of Edward Archer Clayton) - he was not a Freemason
    37. Samuel Clayton
    38. S. Clayton [nameplate]
    39. Mr Clayton, Surgeon [nameplate]
    40. S. [?] Clayton [nameplate]
    41. Major J. W. Guise
    42. George Graves memorial
    43. General view, Sydney 1795
    44. Sydney Cove
    45. Sydney from St. Phillips Church in 1813
    46. George Street North, 1829 - Isaac Nichols House
    47. General Post Office, Sydney
    48. General Post Office, Sydney
    49. Government House
    50. Sydney’s first tram

    BOX 2
    1-7. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh
    8-15. Documents relating to Benjamin Clayton & family
    16-18. Woodcuts done by S. Clayton for play Clandestine Marriage, Dublin, and Solomon’s Judgement
    19. Edward A. Clayton, Young, N.S.W., 1952
    20-23. Coulson Vault, Randwick, N.S.W. including memorials to Hugh McDonald & Thomas Henry Coulson
    24-25. George Hale’s grave, Norfolk Island, 1801, plus Norfolk Island view
    26-34. Freemason aprons and designs
  • System of arrangement
    Box 1/nos. 1-36. Listing provided by donor
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Chester Smith, 1968 Transferred from MLMSS 1562 and Add-on 292, February 1968 Pic.Acc.1301
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Contents list available at Pic.Acc.1301, Picture Source File, Original Materials Reading Room, Mitchell Library
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