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  • Title
    Volume 03: Sketchbook XXIV, No. 6 Australian. Australia. 3 Jul. – Aug., Dec. 1855 / by Eugene von Guerard
  • Call number
    DGB 16/vol. 3
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1855
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    824694
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 sketchbook - 10.6 x 15.5 cm. - 86 leaves (all pencil drawings, on both sides of the paper). Sketchbook has pocket inside front cover
  • Scope and Content
    Areas & subjects: Cape Otway, Salisbury, Adelaide, Tanunda, Angaston, Murray River, Australian Aborigines (dwellings), Botany, Portland Bay, Warrnambool, Williamstown (Australian Aborigines)

    86 leaves. Numbered by von Guerard

    f. 1. Melbourne – 3 Jul. 55 Cape Otway
    caricature of anon
    f. 2. bir Truro – 17 Jul 1855
    f. 3. Gawler bin Tannunda – 14 Jul 1855
    Gawler Creek
    f. 4. a.v. Gawler b. Tannunda – 14 Jul 1855
    f. 5. Salisbury – 12 Jul 1855 .
    f. 6. Christs Church Adelaide – 11(?)Jul
    f. 7. 12 Jul 55. Gawler Town Dry Creek
    f. 8. 26 Jul 55. Salisbury. New Cat Church.
    f. 9. Kaiserstuhl bei Tannunda – 14 Jul 1855
    f. 10. 14 Jul 55 bin Tannunda
    f. 11. Tannunda Creek – 14 Jul
    f. 12. Tannunda Creek – 15 Jul. 55
    f. 13. Tannunda – 15 Jul. 55.
    f. 14. Tannunda – 15 Jul. 55
    f. 15. Tannunda Creek
    f. 16. Angas Town – 16 Jul. 55.
    f. 17. Church – German inscription – 16 Jul. 55
    f. 18. Angas Town– 16 Jul. 55..
    near Truro
    f. 19. n. Murray Angas Town
    f. 20. Zuichen Truro n d. Murray – 17 Jul. 55.
    f. 21. Murray Plains – 17 Jul. 55
    the Anfunz v. 2 Murray Plains – Moorunder
    f. 22. Mittel Plains in the Murray – 17 Jul. 55
    f. 23. House of Capt. E[?] Moormde [?] – 18 Jul. 55
    f. 24. River Murray Mooranda – 18 Jul. 55
    long german inscription
    f. 25. Murray – 18 Jul. 55
    f. 26. Moorinder [?] P. Scott’s – Station – 19 Jul. 55.
    f. 27. Murray – 19 Jul. 55
    f. 28. Murray – about 19 Jul. 55.
    f. 29. Moorinder [?] onst (?) Cipreflan
    f. 30. Murray Plains peppermint scrub – 20 Jul. 55
    f. 31. 20 Jul. 1855 – Murray Hills
    f. 32. Murray scrub – 20 Jul. 55.
    f. 33. Murray scrub – 20 Jul. 55.
    f. 34 Truro n Tannunda – 21 Jul. 55.
    f. 35.23 Jul. 1855. Peppermint Lindock Valley
    f. 36. New kirche in Adelaide Scotto – 25 Jul. 55
    f. 37. My My wurlies – Blackfellows camp bin Adelaide – 25 Jul. 55
    f. 38. Eisendach – 25 Jul. 55. College in Adelaide
    f. 39. Hus bet Adelaide Torens p
    f. 40. Mount Lofty Glen Osmond Mount Akeet
    f. 41. 26 Jul. 1855. waflufall [waterfall] Glen Osmond
    f. 42. 26 Jul. 55 First Creek …
    f. 43. Mount Lofty – 27 Jul. 1855.
    f. 44. … Mt Lofty … Adelaide – 27 Jul. 1855
    f. 45. Mt Lofty – 27 Jul. 55 Mount Pauke – 27 Jul. 1855
    f. 46. wasserfall on First Creek – 27 Jul. 55
    f. 47. drawings of plants (ferns) First Creek Valley
    f. 48. 2nd fall First Creek – 27 Jul. 55
    f. 49. Mount Lofty grasbusch [i.e. grass tree] 28.7.55
    f. 50. Valley by M. Lofty
    f. 51. Gawler town – 29 Jul. 1855
    f. 52. Torrens Adelaide – 30 Jul. 55
    f. 53. Kath Kirche Adelaide – 31 Jul. 55.
    f. 54. New Legislative Council Adelaide – 31 Jul. 55
    f. 55. Parck [park] Adelaide – 31 Jul. 55
    f. 56. Torrens River Adelaide – 31 Jul. 55
    f. 57. Col. Victoria
    Cape Bridgewater Cape Nelson – 3 Aug. 55 Cap Nelson West lich (?) Oortland Lawrence Island – Portland 3 Aug
    f. 58. Lawrence Island (2 views)
    f. 59. Portland Bay – 3 Aug. 55
    f. 60. Portland …
    Portland – 3 Aug. 55
    f. 61. Portland Bay
    4 kangaroos trying to jump.
    f. 62. von Portland
    f. 63. Einfehntzn Port Fairy – 4 Aug. 55
    f. 64. Mister Laidlaws farm – 4 Aug. 55
    f. 65. Mt v. Grampians v Mt B – Mount Sturgeon - Mt Abrupt – 6 Aug. 55
    f. 66. No. 3 v. Grampians n.d. Mt B
    f. 67. 6 Aug. 55 Grampians Pyrenees p. (2)
    6 Aug. 55 Mount Napier n. […?] crater y. Mt B
    f. 68. 8 Aug. 55 Kangatong
    f. 69. n. Mr Dawson Wurnambool [i.e. Warrnambool] – 11 Aug. 55.
    f. 70. Near Warnambool [i.e. Warrnambool] arn River Hopkins – 11 Aug. 55
    f. 71. Ausfluss Hopkins p.
    f. 72. Warnambool [i.e. WarrnamboSol] – 11 Aug. 55
    f. 73. study of cow & clouds p.
    clouds p.
    f. 74. lighthouse at Williamstown – 12 Aug. 55.
    f. 75. clouds – 15 Dec. 55.
    f. 75. repeated Station Park y. d. Flats (?) nf Melburn Sunday – 12 Aug. 55.
    f. 76. clouds Kûrte gigen (?) Warnambool [i.e. Warrnambool]
    f. 77. Johny the Artiste Kongatong – 8 Aug 55 (Aborigine)
    f. 78. Johny Kongatong – 8 Aug 55 p. 14-15 jahrall [years] (Aborigine)
    f. 79. Tigerkatze Kongatong – 8 Aug 55.
    f. 80. Carlolin [Carolin?] Adelaide 16 years old– 31 Jul 55
    f. 81. Aboriginal man – [2 drawings] – Adelaide
    f. 82. Adelaide Aboriginal man seated
    f. 83. Mary – Adelaide Aboriginal woman seated
    f. 84. Native kinder [i.e. children] Carolin
    f. 85. Adelaide - Aboriginal man seated western dress
    f. 86. Adelaide - Aboriginal man in front of tent
    f. 87. Adelaide – Jimy & Mary (Aborigines) from Victoria Murray
  • Source
    Purchased from Clune Galleries, July 1970.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Contents list transcribed in 2008 from listing compiled by Edward Comstock, 1970 (PXn 571)
  • General note

    Microfilm available at CY 610
    Digital order no:Album ID : 908616
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    In German. Drawings are chiefly titled and dated; some have further descriptive notes. Inside cover “1855. South Australia. Kongatong” in ink, and pencil names and place names. Leaves numbered by von Guerard.
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    Eugene von Guerard's South Australia: Drawings, paintings and lithographs from journeys in South Australia in 1855 and 1857
    Artists' Retreat: Discovering the Mornington Peninsula 1850s to the present
    Australian Portraits Timeline
    Eugene von Guerard : nature revealed
    South Australia Illustrated: Colonial Painting in the Land of Promise
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