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404761
  • Title
    [George Thornton], 1852 / by W. Nicholas
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MIN 169
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1852
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    404761
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 4.3 x 3.5 cm. - 1 watercolour on ivory miniature
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    George Thornton, the son of a free father and a convict mother, became a merchant and politician serving as a member of the Legislative Assembly and Lord Mayor of Sydney. -- Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.6, 1850-1890. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1976
  • Source
    Presented by Miss F. Bulner, 1961
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Identified by text on accompanying envelope, "The Hon. George Thornton M.L.C. / Painted 1852"
    Digital order no:a928099
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Handwritten in pencil on the reverse, "Painted by / W. Nicholas / 1852 / Sydney N.S.W."
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