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412997
  • Title
    William Bradley - Drawings from his journal `A Voyage to New South Wales', 1802+
  • Call number
    Safe 1/14
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1802+
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    412997
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 29 watercolours - 13.2 x 19.3 cm inside framelines - 19 x 24.3 cm sheet, or smaller : ;
  • Scope and Content
    1. `Sirius, Supply & Convoy : Needle Point ENE 3 miles. Hyaena in Companny. 13 May 1787'
    (opp. p. 13)
    2. `Santa Cruz on the SE side of Teneriffe ; Sirius & Convoy in the Roads. June 1787. The Peak Shewing in a Gap betweeen two other Mountains'
    (opp. p. 19)
    3. `Villyanon, Convent del Gloria to the Aqueduct. Rio Janeiro 1787'
    (opp. p. 37)
    4. `In Rio Janeiro, looking towards the Entrance. 1787' (opp. p. 36)
    5. `City of St. Sebastians, Rio Janeiro : Sirius & Convoy at Anchor. 1787'
    (opp. p. 37)
    6. `View of a Fortified Bay on the E side the entrance of Rio Janeiro'
    (opp. p. 39)
    7. `Fortified Bay on the Wt side the entrance of Rio Janeiro Coast of Brazil'
    (opp. p. 38)
    8. `Cape Town, Table Mountain &c; Sirius & Convoy in Table Bay, November. 1787'
    (opp. p. 46)
    9. `Botany Bay. Sirius & Convoy going in : Supply & Agents Division in the Bay. 21 Janry 1788'
    (opp. p. 56)
    10. `Entrance of Port Jackson 27 Janury 1788'
    (opp. p. 65)
    11. `First interview with the Native Women at Port Jackson New South Wales'
    (opp. p. 70)
    12. `Sydney Cove, Port Jackson. 1788'
    (opp. p. 84)
    13. `View in Broken Bay New South Wales. March 1788' (opp. p. 90)
    14. `SW. Arm of Broken Bay New South Wales from an Island at the Entrance. Sepr 1789'
    (opp. p. 93)
    15. `North Arm of Broken Bay New South Wales from an Island at the entrance Sepr 1789'
    (opp. p. 92)
    16. `A View in upper part of Port Jackson ; when the Fish was shot.'
    (opp. p. 120)
    17. `View in Port Jackson from the South Head leading up to Sydney ; Supply sailing in.'
    (opp. p. 123)
    18. `Ice pass'd November 25. 1788. Latitude 57 [degrees] 30 [minutes] Sth. Longitude 288 [degrees] 00 [minutes] Et in the Sirius'
    (opp. p. 147)
    19. `Ice Islands thro' which the Sirius sailed December 14 1788 off Cape Horn'
    (opp. p. 150)
    20. `Taking of Colbee & Benalon. 25 Novr 1789'
    (opp. p. 182)
    21. `Part of the Reef & Landing places Sydney Bay ; Sirius & Supply endeavouring to work out of the Bay. March 19 1790'
    (opp. p. 194)
    22. `Part of the Reef in Sydney Bay, Norfolk Island, on which the Sirius was wreck'd. 19 March 1790.'
    (opp. p. 195)
    23. `Phillip & Nepean Islands. Justinian & Surprise standing into Sydney Bay. 23 August 1790'
    (opp. p. 211)
    24. `Governor's House at Sydney, Port Jackson 1791' (opp. p. 225)
    25. `Port Hunter, Duke of York's Island, May 1791'
    (opp. p. 260)
    26a. `NE. side of Hummock Island, off Sn end of Mindanoo. Augt 1791'
    (opp. p. 276)
    26b. `NE. side of Pulo Sanguy. S. 4 [degrees] Et S. 60 [degrees] W. Augt 1791'
    (opp. p. 276)
    27. `Water Spouts off the Coast of Java near Batavia. 24 Sepr 1791. Waakzamheydt'
    (opp. p. 290)
    28a. `Batavia'
    (opp. p. 292)
    28b. `Onrust in Batavia Bay'
    (opp. p. 292)
    29. `James's Valley St Helena 1792'
    (opp. p. 299)
  • Source
    These items have been digitised as part of the Nelson Meers Foundation Benefaction, 2002.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    These watercolours are bound or hinged into William Bradley's journal `A Voyage to New South Wales', 1786-1792. They were probably painted some years after the events depicted as the entire journal seems to be a fair copy made ca. 1802.

    Facsimile publication (1969) available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room at ML REF.1/981/54A3-4. Another copy at ML 981/54A1-2
    Microfilm copy available at CY 1885
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823705
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titled beneath image.
    Initialled `W.B.' or signed `W. Bradley', lower right.
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Exhibited in
    Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection
    Eora: Mapping Aboriginal Sydney, 1770-1850
    Artist colony: drawing Sydney’s nature

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