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447925
  • Title
    Native Scenes [snakes, birds & marine life], 1840-1849? / P.H.F. Phelps
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DL PX 58
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1840-1849?
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    447925
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 48 watercolour drawings) ; 27 x 38 cm. - covers worn & some sheets loose - 1 album (16 ink drawings
  • Scope and Content
    1. Courtship in Australia. Contracting an alliance with a neighbouring family
    2. Australian duel
    3. State Ball in Australia. Kangaroo dance
    4. Australian trees
    5. A present to one's friends. "The Bush" of Australia
    6. Australian spearing fish
    7. Australian Aborigines. Cabramatta Tribe [11 individuals identified in margin]
    8. Australian surgery. A black draught
    9. Australian Aborigines
    10. Australian Lady of Distinction
    11. Australian sportsman crawling for emu
    12. Phasolarctos Australis or Koala
    13a. Dingo, or Wild dog of New Holland. Called Wahrick of Warrikal by the Aborigines
    13b. Dingo, or Wild dog of New Holland
    14. Acanthophis Brownii Black Snake of New Holland
    15. Acanthophis viridis
    16. Acanthophis annulatus New Holland
    17. Acanthophis maculatus Van Diemen's Land
    18. Death Adder of New Holland
    19. Acanthophis annulatus
    20. [Empty]
    21. [Unidentified bird]
    22. [Unidentified bird]
    23. Menura Superba, or Lyre-bird of New Holland
    24. Sleepy Lizard New Holland
    25. [Unidentified bird]
    26. Sittella chrysoptera
    27. Musicapa
    28. Motacilla Superba, Linn
    29. Pardalotus varius Diamond bird, New Holland
    30. Halcyon Collaris Land Kingfisher, New Holland
    31. Hoematops lunulatus
    32. Graculus Melanops Leadbeater New Holland
    33. Meliphaga chrysops Golden-eye New Holland
    34. Petroica multicolor Australian Robin
    35. Variety of the Thallassidroma Pelagica or Mother Carey's Chicken
    36. Mother Carey's Chicken, (Thalassidroma pelagica) or Stormy petrel
    37. [Unidentified bird]
    38. Ptilotis cinereus?
    39. Bell Bird, New Holland
    40. [Unidentified birds]
    41. [Unidentified birds]
    42. [Unidentified birds]
    43. [Unidentified birds]
    44. [Unidentified birds]
    45. Blood-brid New Holland
    46. [Unidentified birds]
    47. [Unidentified birds]
    48. [Unidentified birds]
    49. Waratua, or wild tulip of New Holland
    50. Hawk of New Holland
    51. Sailing boat
    53. [Unidentified bird]
    54. Pachycephalus gutturalis
    55. [Unidentified bird]
    56a. Pachycephalus gutturalis
    56b. [Unidentified bird]
    57. Pardalctus Striatus Diamond Bird of New Holland
    58. Physalia Pelagica Portugese Man of War
    59. Physalia Pelagica Portugese Man of War
    60. Minute luminous crustacea
    61. Pyrosoma Atlantica
    62a. Small amphibious reptile
    63. Storm serpent or Great Ribbon Fish
    Inside back cover. Town and harbour of Argostoli[on], in Cephaloni[a]
  • Source
    Sir William Dixson bequest, 1952
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Album titled from contents list inserted into album
    Ink drawings titled on lower margins or on sheet beneath drawing
    Most watercolours titled above or below image
    Handwritten notes are written onto sheets inserted into the album, related to the drawings on the facing pages
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823619
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