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  • Title
    Gregory Blaxland Esq. formerly of Brush Farm ... / portrait
  • Call number
    ML 143
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446305
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - 21 x 16.8 cm. (image) ; 34.5 x 29.5 cm. (frame) - pencil, in wooden frame with gilt slip and glass front
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    The work is not signed or dated.

    Attached to the lower part of the frame is a bakelite label with black text, "Gregory Blaxland / 1778-1853. / Leader of the party that first / crossed the Blue Mountains, 1813." This label was removed, October 2010, and filed with the Restoration Report.

    A paper sticker with the number "143" is on the base of the frame.

    Provenance of item derived from a list of material that was deposited with the National Art Gallery (Art Gallery of N.S.W.), prior to the Mitchell Library's opening in 1910.
    Digital order no:a928207
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Handwritten title beneath image, "Gregory Blaxland Esq. formerly of Brush Farm / Parramatta River, discoverer of the Blue Mountain Pass, / youngest brother of John Blaxland Esq. formerly of Newington / Kent England, late of Newington, Parramatta River"
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