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457685
  • Title
    Mrs Cooper, 1833 / drawn by R. Read
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG P2/4
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1833
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457685
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 33 x 26.5 cm - 1 watercolour
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson
  • Collection History
    Purchased at Spencer Jackson's Australiana sale 15 July 1955
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Unsigned, inscription on back reads 'Mrs Cooper, painted by R. Read, no. 89 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales, April 1833'
  • Attributions / conjectures

    There are three Mrs Cooper's in the 1828 census:
    1. Sarah May married Robert Cooper Snr (the distiller) of Juniper Hall, South Head Rd. in 1822. Sarah Cooper (1802-1863) was his third wife
    2. Charlotte, wife of Henry Cooper, architect, Darling Harbour. In 1828 she was 32.
    3. Mrs Mary Cooper who owned and let a house in Cumberland St.

    By 1833 there may have been others, eg. Mrs Thomas Cooper, mother of Sir Daniel, arrived by George Canning on Dec. 23 1828, or, Miss Rutter married to Robert Cooper Jnr in 1830
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