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404735
  • Title
    Howells' Mill Parramatta, 1849 / oil painting by G. Wickham
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 1050
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, West Wall, no. 28
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1849
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    404735
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil - 49 x 61.5 cm
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    George Wickham (1828-1894), Clerk of Petty Sessions (1878-1894) at Parramatta and Justice of the Peace, was a hobby artist. For further notes re George Wickham see `Descendants of Robert Henham Wickham' available at PXn 950.
  • Source
    Transferred from V1B/PARR/9, 1992
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Howell's Mill was a combined wind and water mill on the southern bank of the Parramatta River. The mill and weir were constructed in the 1820s, possibly by George Howell (1805 - 1838).
    Digital order no:a128324
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signed & dated at lower left "G. Wickham 1849". Inscribed on reverse "Howells' Mill Parramatta / G. Wickham / 8/9/'49"
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