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457687
  • Title
    Mrs Laycock, 1826 / drawn by R. Read
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG P1/2
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1826
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457687
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - oval shaped 20 x 16.8 cm - 1 watercolour
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Hannah Laycock (1758-1831) married to Thomas Laycock (1756?-1809), arrived in the Gorgon in September 1791, left again for England about 1805. She returned to the colony in 1810 after her husband died. The Laycocks had three sons and three daughters, including Thomas who married Isabella, daughter of Eber Bunker (see MIN 321 & MIN 322 for miniatures of Thomas and Isabella).
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1951
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
  • General note

    A MS biographical note on Mrs Laycock, a copy of her will and a cutting of article from Country Life (20 Sept. 1929, p.2) on the Laycock family is filed at Al 72.
    Digital order no:a1528573
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signed R.Read, 1826 lower left.
    On back in ink 'Sydney Sept. 29th 1826. Painted by R.Read Jnr, No. 61 Pitt St. Sydney, New South Wales. Mrs Laycock'.
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