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439829
  • Title
    Blacket family - pencil sketches and watercolours, 1863-1875, 1891
  • Call number
    PXE 925/Box 3
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1863-1875, 1891
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    439829
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - various sizes - 67 pencil sketches (some with wash) and 4 watercolour drawings
  • Scope and Content
    PENCIL SKETCHES, 1863-1875, 1891
    1. [2 residences] / Augt. 18th, 1863
    2. [Hut with post and rail fence] / Augt. 27th, 1863
    3. The Trebolgan / July 5th /65 ; [streetscape sketch on reverse]
    4. Glebe Point / Octr. 3rd 1865 ; C.S. Toping, Sydney Oct, 1865 on reverse
    5. [Harbour view] / October 11th, 1865
    6. Oct 26th, 1865, The Glebe
    7. [Residence] / Novr. 29th, 1865
    8. [Streetscape] / Decr. 27th, 1865
    9. [Residence] / Jany. 31st, 1866
    10. [Residence] / November 1st, 1866
    11. The Stony Hill, Bickham, Jany. 21st, 1867
    12. Bickham, Feby. 4th, 1867
    13. Robertson / March 21. 67
    14. Bickham Verandah / April 10th, 1867
    15. [Residence in bay] / May 16, 1867
    16. [Residence and harbour view] / Augt. 6, 67
    17. [View of Ocean St. & Double Bay] / Augt. 6, 1867
    18. [Residences] / Augt. 7, 1867 ; [unfinished sketch on reverse]
    19. Cowan & Israels soap works / Augt. 14th, 1867
    20. Augt. 14th, 67 / The Glebe ; [unfinished sketch of church on reverse]
    21. Augt. 28th, 1867 / [Glebe Point] ; [unfinished sketch of church on reverse]
    22. [Bridge view] / Octr. 16, 1867 ; [sketch on reverse of bed and cradle]
    23. The Glebe / Novr. 20, 1867
    24. The Glebe / March 5th, 1868
    25. The Glebe / March 11, 1868
    26. [City view, with Observatory Hill at left] / March 23rd, 1868
    27. The Kakian [?] / March 27, 1868
    28. From Fort Phillip / March 27, 1868
    29. [View of Carthona] / April 1st, 1868
    30. Challenger - Charybdis - Galatea / April 2nd, 1868
    31. The Glebe / April 9th, /68 (signed EB at lower right)
    32. The Glebe / Oct. 16, 1868 (signed EB at lower right)
    33. View from Cabbage tree Bay / Feby. 23, /69
    34. Glebe, 1870 The Glebe, our house
    35. [Blackets house, Darling Street, Balmain] / Jany. 26, 1871
    36. Iron Cove / Augt. 7th, 1871
    37. Balmain / Octr. 17, /71
    38. Balmain / Decr. 23rd, /71
    39. Balmain / Feby. 2nd, 1872
    40. Balmain / Feby. 2nd, 1872
    41. March 19th /72 / Balmain
    42. Eugowra / Sep 22nd /73
    43. Eugowra / Sep 27th /73
    44. Eugowra / Sept. 1873
    45. Dodds House Balmain, Australia / E.N. Blacket, Oct 73
    46. Eugowra / Novr. 4th /73
    47. Eugowra / Novr. 14th /73
    48. Eugowra / Jany. 27 /74
    49. Eugowra / Jany. /74
    50. Eugowra / Sep 20 /75 "Mens hut & limekiln"
    51. Eugowra / Decr. 14 /91
    52. The Glebe / Mr OConnors house
    53. At the Glebe
    54. [View of Fort Macquarie, Government House, wharves & harbour]
    55. [Sydney Cove]
    56-67. [Untitled, undated sketches, no.62 with sketch of rowing boats on reverse]

    WATERCOLOURS
    68. Lane Cove Church
    69. View from Grandfathers bedroom window at Balmain
    70. [Harbour view]
    71. [The Glebe] see pencil sketch no.31
  • System of arrangement
    Chronological
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Edith Blacket, eldest daughter of Edmund and Sarah Blacket, was a talented sketcher, and probably sketched the drawings of Eugowra. Edith, married Hanbury Clements of Eugowra Station, near the junction of the Mandagery Creek and the Lachlan River, N.S.W.
    Reference: My name is Blacket / by Nick Vine Hall. Belrose [N.S.W.] : N.J. Vine Hall, 1983.
    No.23 identified as The Retreat, Leichhardt Street, Glebe Point with Glebe bridge in the background. -- Clive Lucas, Architect and Heritage Consultant, Feb 2004
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824205
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Only three of the sketches are signed. Nos. 31-2 "EB" and No. 45 "E.N. Blacket".
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