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421358
  • Title
    Pencil drawings of Sydney and surrounds, ca. 1857 / by Edward Turner
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXE 879
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1857
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421358
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : nos 1, 10
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 35 x 28 cm.-12 x 16 cm. - 10 pencil drawings - 1 watercolour drawing
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Edward Turner, lithographer and publisher, arrived in Australia in 1856 and moved to Sydney in 1857, where he practiced his trade. In 1871 he entered into partnership with William Henderson establishing 'Turner and Henderson', a firm of booksellers, stationers, publishers and printers -- Reference: information from file.
  • Scope and Content
    1. Undercliff [Undercliffe], Cooks River / E. Turner '57
    2. [Scene in the] Botanic Gardens / E. Turner
    3. [House by a Stream]
    4. [Botanic Gardens and Woolloomooloo]
    5. Avenue leading to the Botanical Gardens / E. Turner '57
    6. [Harbour Foreshore]
    7. [Farm Cove & Government House from The Domain]
    8. [View towards Potts Point from the Domain]
    9. Clarks [Clark] Island
    10. Domain Lodge, Sydney / E. Turner
    11. Hut etc Johnsons Bay, Glebe / E. Turner
  • Source
    Purchased June 2002
  • General note

    The drawings principally depict popular tourist spots for Sydney-siders in the 1850s
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874539
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Some drawings are signed, dated and titled -- at lower edge
  • Subject
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  • Place
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