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413592
  • Title
    Parramatta River, 1826 / watercolour by John Hughes
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 1231
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1826 (Dated on reverse of drawing)
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    413592
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - watercolour, lined onto secondary paper support - 27.2 x 42 cm
  • Source
    Purchase August 2001
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955.
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    John Sympson Hughes was a lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment. He arrived in Sydney in April 1825 (Sydney Gazette 28 April 1825 p.2). He was still in Sydney in January 1827 when he took a sketch of Elizabeth Bay, now in a private collection.
    This watercolour shows the original cottage at Vineyard before it Hannibal Macarthur re-built it in 1836.
    Digital order no:a128009
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Inscribed on reverse of drawing "John S Hughes / July 12th 1826"
    In another, later hand, "Parramatta River / Vineyard original cottage. the birthplace of the family of H.H. McArthur Esqr / from 1812 to 1832"
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