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457288
  • Title
    [Collection of lithographs and sketches, 1853-1874] / by S.T. Gill
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PX*D 384
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1853-1874
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457288
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 34.5 x 48.5 cm. (or smaller) - 2 watercolours
    Prints - 39 x 54.5 cm. (or smaller) - 42 lithographs (includes duplicate copies)
  • Scope and Content
    [i] Bookplate from `Mitchell Library Sydney' on verso of portfolio cover
    1. [Coo-ee in the bush], 1874
    2. [Hard-pressed or flight of a bushranger], 1874
    3a-b. A city of Melbourne solicitor (original located at *D 383)
    4. A city of Melbourne solicitor
    5a-b. Spirits in bond
    6. Spirits in bond
    7a-b. Ease without opulence
    8. Ease without opulance
    9a-b. On the board of works
    10. The chair, 1852
    11. [Natives]
    12. The Irish emigrant
    13. Entrance to Port Jackson. Fort Denison, looking east. Dawes Point & Battery. Battery, Lady Macquarie's Chair (4 images on 1 sheet)
    14-21. The Bible Hall, Sydney, 1861
    22. [Kangaroo hunting, The Meet]
    23-24. Kangaroo hunting, No. 2 The Chase
    25-27. Kangaroo hunting, No. 3 The Death
    28. Collins Street (looking west from Russell St.), 1853
    29-30. Review of the volunteer forces by His Excellency Sir William Thomas Denison, in the Outer Domain Sydney, on Saturday 19th January 1861
    31a. Attack on store dray
    31b. Emu sneaking
    32a. Stockman
    32b. Cattle branding
    33a. The new rush
    33b. Splitters
    34a. [Road in Black forest?]
    34b. [Gold escort]
    35. [Gold washing]
    36. [Licensing tent]
  • Source
    Nos. 1 & 2 Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • Collection History
    The following sketches are from the David Scott Mitchell Collection. 1. [Coo-ee in the bush] 2. [Hard-pressed or flight of a bushranger]. In pencil on reverse in Library Officer's hand `Inscriptions disappeared during cleaning in Jan 1952' 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.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955 (applies to watercolours)
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Published Information
    No 12. published as a music cover illustration for The Irish emigrant [music] : quadrilles / by Marmaduke H. Wilson. Sydney : J.R. Clarke, [1859] ( J. Degotardi).¶¶Reference:¶National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.mus-an5397180 (accessed 3 December, 2012)¶¶Nos. 31-33 published in `Australian sketchbook' / S.T.Gill
  • General note

    Titles, dates and signatures only on selected works
    Digital order no:Album ID : 861737
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    All works are signed `S.T.G.' except No. 22 and No. 34-36
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Nos. 34-36 are attributed to S.T. Gill. Similar works are published in `Golden years: 1851-1951' / E.A. Doyle. Melbourne : Victorian Government, [1951] (Melbourne : Specialty Press)
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  • Topic
  • Place
  • Exhibited in
    Equinity
    On Sale! Shops & Shopping
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