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430589
  • Title
    Mort family pictorial material and realia, ca. 1857-ca. 1910
  • Call number
    PXD 993
    ON 291
    MIN 426
    R 973
    R 974
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    ca. 1857-ca. 1910
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    430589
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : PXD 993
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 127 cartes de visite - albumen, silver gelatin & col. photoprints (some copy)
    Photographs - 16 copy photonegatives - 6 x 8 cm.
    8 drawings - ca. 20 x 30 cm. or smaller - watercolour & pencil
    2 prints - ca. 20.7 x 27 cm. - lithographs (1 col.)
    Ephemera - 8 postcards (printed) - 9 x 14 cm.
    2 paperknives - 33.4 x 4 cm. (ivory) and 27.3 x 2.2 cm. (bronze) - ivory ; bronze
    1 scarf - 72 x 72 cm. - silk
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    For a biography of Thomas S. Mort, see: Australian Dictionary of Biography Online (website)
  • Scope and Content
    Exterior and interior views of Greenoaks [Bishopscourt], Darling Point, 1880s, residence built for Thomas Sutcliffe Mort.
    Family portraits including Laidley Mort, Mrs Henry Mort, T. S. Mort statue.
    Mort's Dock and Engineering Co. and Mort & Co. photographs.
    Also watercolour drawings of Bodalla region, Comerang House, 1875-1898.

    PXD 993
    1-12. Eton College (England), 1857-1862 (incl. Laidley as Capt. of Boats)
    13. Green Oaks, Widness
    14. The Rectory, Astley, Lancashire
    15. Thomas Mort - portrait on which his statue in Macquarie Place is based / Freeman
    16. Thomas Mort and his wife (copy of 1846 portrait ?)
    17. Mitty Mitchell, daughter of Elizabeth Carter Mitchell nee Laidley [cdv] / Mr & Mrs Oswald Allen
    18. Maria (Mrs Henry) Mort, nee Laidley [cdv] / James Mudd, Manchester
    19. Mrs James Laidley, mother of Theresa [copy]
    20. Theresa (Mrs Thomas) Mort [copy]
    21-22. Mr Lesley and Mrs Herriot [copy]
    23. [Woman in a horsedrawn trap, ca. 1900]
    24. Rosebank, Darlinghurst, [panel photograph, 1906] / T.S. Muir
    25-27. Mort, Dight, Laidley and Macaulay family groups taken the day before Eva Mort and Nellie Dight were drowned and two days before Nellie Dight's sister was bitten by a snake and died, [ca. 1896-1897] / G.A. Drinkwater (no.26)
    28. Mort family group, drawing room, Greenoakes
    29. James Laidley Mort - portrait [aged ca. 5 years old, copy] / Freeman
    30. Special constables, Great Strike, corner Phillip & Hunter Streets, Sydney, 1890
    31. [Soldier and grotto]
    32. James Turquand Laidley - grave, Waverley Cemetery
    33. Thomas S. Mort in horsedrawn trap, Mort's Dock
    34. Unveiling T.S. Mort statue / Enterprise Photo Coy.
    35. Thomas S. Mort statue
    36. Launch of the second pilot steamship Captain Cook, Mort's Dock, 18 Dec 1892 / Henry King
    37. C.Arthur Willie Mort and Shep Laidley (?) / Dames & Hayes, San Francisco
    38-54. Greenoakes House, Cottage, Lodge, tennis courts, gardens and the Harbour / various artists (inc. J.Degotardi, Charles Moore)
    55-76. Interiors and exteriors, Greenoakes, ca. 1861-1910 [copies]
    77. Jack Mort, Greenoakes drive
    78. Rose Bank, Darlinghurst [copy of watercolour, similar to ML SV1/Res/Ros/1]
    79. Lodge, Greenoakes and Darling Point Road, 1866 [copy]
    80. View from Edgecliff House, 1868 [copy] / Thomas Moore
    81-82. Greenoakes [exterior]
    83. Library, Greenoakes
    84-103. [Interiors, exteriors, garden and view, Greenoakes]

    Drawings of Bodalla
    104-105. Grave of T.S. Mort, Bodalla, 1898 [watercolour]
    106. Comerang House, Bodalla, 1883 [watercolour]
    107. Comerang, Bodalla, lower road, 1883 [watercolour]
    108. View on the Tuross River from Horse ("Corundah") Island, 15 Feb 1875 [pencil drawing]
    109. Wogonga River 19 Mar 1875 [wash drawing] / SH or HS
    110. Wittakers Creek gold diggings Feb 25 1875 [wash drawing] / SH or HS
    111. Comerang House suggested plan, Bodalla, Mar 1875 [wash drawing] / SH or HS

    112-116. Photographs of Mort Building, Circular Quay, ca. 1886-1900 [copies] / H.King; Kerry & Co.
    117. Crowd and concert, Hyde Park, ca. 1910 [copy] / Kerry Photo no. 1724, Sydney
    118. Last sale in the Sydney Wool Exchange, 11 Macquarie Place, 26 June 1975 (incl. key to the brokers)

    O'Connor Family
    119. Aunt Min Harriet (?), son & daughter (?)
    120. Richard (Pat) O'Connor, eldest KIA World War I, Uncle Arthur's brother
    121. Arthur O'Connor, his mother and daughter Anne
    122. [Horsemen] postcard

    Sydney
    123. Manly Beach [postcard]
    124. Mosman's Bay, Sydney no.7 [postcard]
    125. King Street looking west, 1854 [Tyrrell's Old Sydney postcard]
    126. George Street looking south and Royal Hotel, 1854 [Tyrrell's Old Sydney postcard]
    127. Bridge Street looking east, 1854 [Tyrrell's Old Sydney postcard]
    128. Customs House, 1855 [Tyrrell's Old Sydney postcard]
    129. Australian Club, ca. 1870
    130. Paddle steamer, Middle Head
    131. H.Rainaud's restaurant La Corniche
    132. Conservatory, Bathurst Park
    133. Hornby Lighthouse, South Head [stereograph]
    134. Sydney Harbour from Greenwich
    135. Royal Exchange, 1861 [copy] / Norman L. Danvers
    136. Australian Museum and Hyde Park steps
    137. Yarranabbee, the house of the Jackson family
    138-140. Steam launches Albatross and Leveret
    141. Double Bay, 1898 [copy] / Tyrrell's
    142. Double Bay [copy] / H.King
    143. Port Jackson - Double Bay from the Dower House, later the grounds of Ascham [copy of a drawing]
    144. Port Jackson, New South Wales [lithograph] / S.Prout, J.Saddler. London : Virtue, [s.d.] -- in ink on the reverse: "Mort, McBride Avenue, Hunters Hill"
    145. Broulee, New South Wales [col. lithograph] / S.Prout, T.Heawood. London : Virtue, [s.d.]

    ON 291
    1. Mrs James Laidley, mother of Theresa
    2-4. Lesley Herriot & Mrs Herriot
    5-6. Mr Herriot (?)
    7-15. [Drawing rooms and dining room, Greenoakes ?]

    MIN 426
    Carte de visite of Laidley Mort, timber frame, ca. 1857-1862 / London Stereoscopic Co.

    R 973 a-b
    a. [James Laidley Mort - ivory paper knife]
    b. [Bronze oriental paper knife]

    R 974
    James Laidley Mort, pale blue silk Eton scarf, 1857
  • Source
    Transferred from MLMSS 7341
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to ON 291, MIN 426, R 973 and R 974
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 852734
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Chiefly titled, inscribed in pen by James Laidley Mort's son
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