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  • Title
    Views in New South Wales, 1813-1814 [and] Historical account of the colony of New South Wales, 1820-1821
  • Call number
    PX*D 65
  • Level of description
  • Date

    1813-1814, 1820-1821
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Prints - 48.8 x 31.7 cm. - 1 volume (containing printed text and engravings)

    The watercolour painter Richard Browne is represented by the initials T.R., I.R., and J.R. in his work -- Reference: The Dictionary of Australian artists : painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870 / edited by Joan Kerr. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1992.
  • Scope and Content
    1. January 1st, 1813. Publication, Dedicated (by Permission) to His Excellency Lachlan Macquarie, Esquire, Governor of New South Wales, &c. &c. &c. A. West, most repectfully begs leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public, that his select Collection of beautiful Views in New South Wales are now ready for delivery .... [printed flyleaf notice]
    2. September 12th, 1814. Publication, by Permission, to His Excellency .... A. West, Hunter-street, Sydney, ... [list of 12 views numbered 13 to 24, printed flyleaf]
    3-24. [Landscape views of Sydney, Newcastle, Parramatta, and Windsor drawn by J. Eyre, P. Slager, I. Brown, for A. West's, Views of New South Wales. Also includes: A View of Campbell & Co. Mercantile House Sydney in New South Wales; The Red House Farm, Windsor in New South Wales (p.22); The Blue Mountain Pheasant of New South Wales / P. Slager; and The Funeral Procession of Baggarra ... (p.24)]
    25-26. An Historical Account of The Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views, engraved by W. Preston, A Convict, From Drawings taken on the Spot by Captain Wallis, of the Forty-sixth Regiment. To which is subjoined An Accurate Map of Port Macquarie, and the Newly Discovered River Hastings, By J. Oxley, Esq. Surveyor General to the Territory. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, Strand, By J. Moyes, Greville Street, 1821 [title page]
    27-47. [Text with list and description of plates, 42 pages]
    48-59. [Views of Hawkesbury River, Sydney, Newcastle, a Corrobborree, black swans on Reed's Mistake River, and kangaroos near Seven Mile Hills engraved by Preston and based on drawings by C. Wallis]
    60. A Plan of port Macquarie, including a Sketch of Part of Hastings River on the East Coast of New South Wales [ink map with watercolour]
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955 and published before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    In the cases where an engraving appears over a double page, only one page number has been allocated to the item.

    In 1965, two watercolour drawings by J. Lewin; River bank, Bathurst? (V*/Expl/1) and The Plains, Bathurst (V*/Expl/1-2) were removed from this volume.

    The bookplate of William Harrison is present inside the front cover.
    D.S. Mitchell bookplate inside front cover

    Microfilm available at CY 2100 (PX*D 65)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823641
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    D.S. Mitchell signature on front endpaper.
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