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440341
  • Title
    East View of Sydney, / New South Wales. 1819 / taken from the Macquarie Tower / J. Lycett
  • Creator
  • Call number
    V1/1819/1
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1819
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    440341
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 1 watercolour drawing on card - 41.2 x 56 cm. (image) ; 42.7 x 57.6 cm. (frame line)
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
  • General note

    The drawing is very similar to, and may be the original watercolour drawing for, Lycett's published plate, "Distant view of Sydney, from the Light House ..." in his "Views in Australia ... London, 1824 (M.L. ref. F980.1/L, pl.3). The most significant difference is that Fort Macquarie is depicted as completed in the published view whilst only half-built in the drawing.
    Digital order no:a128860
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Initialled in black ink on reverse, ""J.L. pinxt""
    Titled from handwritten inscription on reverse.
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