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  • Title
    Views in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania, 1853 / John W. Hardwick
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 6925
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca.1853
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446719
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : nos. 11, 15, 15a, 17, 22, 23, 34, 47, 53
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - various - 66 pencil, ink, & watercolour drawings
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    John William Hardwick, 1826-1891, sketcher and storekeeper, migrated from Leeds, Yorkshire, arriving Melbourne 12 November 1852. Two weeks later he sailed to Tasmania returning to Melbourne May 1853. In June 1853 he moved to Sydney staying at Paddington with John Stamper. By July 1856 he was working as a storekeeper in Rylstone, N.S.W. until his death in 1891. -- The Dictionary of Australian Artists / edited by Joan Kerr
  • Scope and Content
    1(a-d). Sydney and environs, etc. shewing particularly the waters of Port Jackson. [map in 4 sections]
    "A Cowan & Sons / 1852 / Patent" -- watermark on no.1(a,c,d)
    "E. Towgood / 1853" -- watermark on no.1(b)
    2. Sydney 1853 [printed map with handwritten annotations]
    3. The mendicant Blackfellow of Rose Bay, Sydney. [watercolour]
    4. Korio Bay & the Youyang Mountains, from Victoria Terrace, Geelong, looking North. / JWH June 1853. [pencil sketch]
    5. Korio Bay & Geelong Harbour - from the Cliffs near Victoria Terrace. JWH June 1853. [pencil sketch]
    6. Flemington - the first village on the Road to the Diggings / Two miles from Melbourne. JWH. June 1853. Water badly put in - one of the first. [pencil]
    7. Windmill : Waverley - near Sydney. [watercolour]
    8. Part of Woolloomooloo Bay & the Domain - Government House in distance. Farm Cove & shipping lying between. [Watercolour with pencil inscription on verso]
    9. "Sir Jos. Banks" Hotel, Botany Bay - NSW. [Watercolour with pencil inscription on verso]
    10. View of Dawes Pt & the Battery from near Macquarie Fort - this side of Sydney Cove - Adelaide Str in distance. Port Jackson is never so rough. JWH 1853. [watercolour]
    11. Panorama of Paddington. [Watercolour with pencil annotations along lower edge]
    12. Double Bay - Waverley in distance. [watercolour]
    13. "South Head" Lighthouse. NSW. [Watercolour with pencil inscription on verso] JWH 1853 [signed and dated on verso]
    14. View of Paddington from my bedroom window. JWH 1853 [pencil with additional manuscript annotations on drawing]
    15. [Untitled view showing Cooper's residence with pencil annotations along lower edge]
    15a. Ormonde House, Paddington. Residence of Robert Cooper Esq. / (now occupied as an asylum for destitute children). [Ink with further pencil annotations along lower edge]
    16. Double Bay, from the Cliffs below the Church Promontary [sic] ... JWH 1853. [pencil]
    17. Church & Villa near Double Bay, NSW. Road along summit of Darling Point, a promontory [sic] dividing Rushcutters Bay from Double Bay. [Pencil with further annotations on verso and along top edge]
    18. View from the Flagstaff, Sydney ... JWH 1853. [pencil]
    19. A study. You pass these rocks. short cut to Rushcutter. Quarry in Paddington Wood. 1853. [pencil]
    20. Government House & Macquarie Fort - from the Botanical Gardens - Sydney - N.S.W. ... JWH 1853. [pencil]
    21. Rushcutter Bay & the Waters of Port Jackson from Mr Stamper's Backdoor JWH 1853. [pencil with pencil inscription along lower edge]
    22. Paddington from the neighbourhood of the Church, Darling Point [pencil with additional pencil annotations]
    23. Balmaine [sic] - New South Wales. (Waterview Bay) JWH 1853 [pencil]
    24. ... Lower Waverley ... [ink with unfinished sketch of house on verso]
    25. North & South Heads Sydney NSW, from the Cliffs near the Lighthouse [pencil]
    26. Residence of R W Robinson Esq. Glebe, Sydney. [pencil]
    27. Entrance to E. Maitland by the Morpeth Road. NSW. [watercolour]
    28. Suspension Bridge, Maitland. [pen & wash]
    29. Mouth of the Hunter River - from the Cliffs above Newcastle. NSW [pencil with pencil notations along lower edge]]
    30. Breakwater - Newcastle, N.S.W. from the Flagstaff Hill. [pen & wash]
    31. W. Maitland, and the Hunter River. [pen & wash]
    32. Panorama of Newcastle, NSW from the Telegraph Hill. [pencil with annotations on drawing]
    33. Sydney and Port Jackson - from Point Piper - Rose Bay. [pen & wash, with pencil annotations along top edge]
    34. Lower Paddington, from Darlinghurst Windmill. JWH 1853 ... [pen & wash]
    35. Colony at the South Head, Sydney. NSW. [Pen & wash with pencil annotations along lower edge]
    36. P Jackson & Sydney, fm Rushcutter. [pen & wash with pencil annotations along upper and lower edges]
    37. Paddington Church, Sydney. NSW. [pen & wash, with pencil annotations along lower edge]
    38. Sydney, NSW, from the North Shore. [pen & wash, on verso in pencil:] Juniper Hall between Paddington & Darlinghurst Mills. JWH 1853
    39. Government House, NSW: from Fort Macquarie ... JWH 1853. [pen & wash]
    40. Balmaine [sic] Church, NSW: Catholic Chapel Balmain. JWH 1853. [pen & wash with unfinished sketch of Government House on verso]
    41. Sydney from Vaucluse [sic]. Sketched by John Stamper R.A Drawn by J W Hardwick [pen & wash with additional annotations along lower edge]
    42. Quarry - Paddington Wood NSW. [Watercolour with pencil inscription on verso]
    43. James Town. From Longwood Road. [pencil]
    44-45. [Untitled views of Westbury, buildings identified on drawings. Watercolour]
    46. Panorama of Westbury. [pencil, buildings identified]]
    47. Birdseye view of Launceston from the Cataract Hill - a precipitous Eminence wh. overhangs the town. The great "Eastern Tiers" peeping above the horizon. [pencil, with further notations along lower edge]
    48. View of Launceston from the Sandhills - Westbury Road in the foreground. [pencil]
    49. Episcopal Church Westbury. JWH Del. [pencil]
    50. Wesleyan Chapel - Westbury. V.D. Land. [pencil]
    51. Robinson's Inn Westbury [pencil]
    52. Qalmby's Bluff, Dean's Sugar Loaf, Mr. Field's Residence & Western Tiers. [pencil]
    53. The Cataract Mill Road to Punt, Launceston. [pencil]
    54. Launceston from Catt. Hill top. [pencil]
    55. Launceston Harbour - from the Punt. JWH Del. [pencil]
    56. Cataract Basin. [pencil]
    57. Steadmarsh / Dry's Bluff ... Qalmby. [pencil]
    58. Woodland Scene Neighbourhood of Launceston VDL. Hobart Town Road in the distance. [pencil]
    59. Farm belonging to Mr Dry member for Launceston VD. Here his father once resided. Paterson's Plains. [pencil]
    60. Barracks Gates, Cataract Entrance in the Distance. Launceston VDL. [pencil]
    61. Constantia Cottage near Cape Town. [pencil
    62. The Briars. First Residence of Bonapart at St.H. [pencil]
    63. St. Helena From the Sea. Dont [sic] laugh at the clouds. [pencil]
  • Source
    Presented by R.W. Hardwick, November 1960
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Related Manuscript material filed at MLMSS 448. In particular note pages 187-196: letter dated `Paddington 22 Feb 1854' to `Mr. J.W. Oxley, Leeds' from `John W. Hardwick' which discusses the sketches.

    No.28 exhibited at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Jan. 6 - March 20 1983.
    No.4 exhibited 1986
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823480
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    JWH 1853 -- 12 signed and dated in pencil
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