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457673
  • Title
    [Dawes Point Battery, 1821 / attributed to Richard Read Senior]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG XV1/23
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1821
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457673
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 watercolour - actual image 35.1 cm x 69.4 cm, on sheet 40.9 cm x75.1 cm
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson in October 1929
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Unsigned, undated, untitled. Title devised by cataloguer.

    One half of a set that forms a panorama similar to the aquatint published with J. Atkinson's 'An account of the state of agriculture...' London, 1826 (ML ref 630.994/1A1) London, 1826. The set differs from the aquatint in some details, the drawings do not include St. James Church (completed in 1819) nor all the towers on Fort Macquarie (completed in 1819). W. Moore in his 'The story of Australian art' Sydney 1934 states that the originals for the aquatint were by R.Read senior and are now held in the National Library of Australia. For further notes on this and other versions of the same view see PXn 599.

    See DG XV1/24 for other drawing in set.

    Frame at F454
    Digital order no:a1528397
    Transferred from DG 57
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