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421100
  • Title
    Sydney from the North Shore, 1845 / painted by G. E. Peacock
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG 313
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1845
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421100
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas - 24.5 x 32 cm (sight) in frame 38.5 x 45.5 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Standing at the head of Lavender Bay and looking back into Sydney - was a well established view for colonial artists as it took in the expanse of Sydney Cove from Woolloomooloo at the left to Darling Harbour at the right. In the foreground on McMahon's Point can be seen Brenchley, the residence of H. H. Browne who was the Registrar at the Court of Requests, and a leading Sydney citizen.
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, ca. 1937
  • 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: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Both Conrad Martens and J. S. Prout had published lithographs of a similar view a couple of years before Peacock.
    Reference: George Edwards Peacock exhibition catalogue / State Library of New South Wales, 2002
    Digital order no:a128053
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