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824697
  • Title
    Volume 05: Sketchbook XXVI, No. 8 Australian. Australia. Mar-Apr, 1857, Sep-Oct, 1859 / by Eugene von Guerard
  • Call number
    DGB 16/vol. 5
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1857, 1859
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    824697
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 sketchbook - 91 leaves, ca. 85 drawings: pencil, pen and ink, and wash, some watercolours: drawn on both sides of the paper - various sizes in sketchbook 10.4 x 15.6 cm
  • Scope and Content
    Areas & subjects: Mount Elephant, Mount Shadwell, Apollo Bay, Lakes Corangamite & Colac, Cape Otway, Barwon

    91 leaves numbering by von Guerard (irregular)

    f. 1. sketch of small boats 57
    f. 2. small line drawing Mount Gellibrand –
    Mt Hesse & Mt Gellibrand [watercolour]
    f. 3. Wardy Jellal River - Woady Yallock Creek at the Frenchman’s Inn
    f. 4. Mt Meeton Aston (?) v. MacArthurs (?) Mile – Colac (top drawing) lower drawing Mt Geredon.
    f. 5. mts on horizon - Flattop Hill, Mt Sturgeon, Mt Abrupt, Serra Ranges
    - Mt William - Mt Cole, Pyrenen - Long-y-gerin
    West North North East f. MacArthurs Hill – 13 Marz 57
    f. 6. Mt William f MacArthurs Hill –13 Marz 57
    f. 7. Mt Ararat Mt Lang-y-gerin Mt Cole – Australian Pyrenees von Mt MacArthur – 13 Marz 57.
    f. 8. Basin Banks – 14 Marz 57
    f. 9. Basin Bank Lake f MacNickles Station – Bullen Merrq – 14 Marz 57
    f. 10. … Timboon or Camperdown - Basin Banks taken f McArthurs station – 15 Marz 57 Grasfeier von Mr Wares Station …
    f. 11. … Basin Banks – 15 Marz 57. lower right. Emu – Mackimmans Hill
    f. 12. Crater Mt Elephant – 16 Mar 57.
    Mt Elephant
    f. 13. 17 Mar 57 Mt Elephant F Mr J. Currie’s Station Larra
    f. 14. very rough sketch Mt Elephant
    f. 15. Mt Elephant north side
    f. 16. N.N.E. Mt Elephant – 17 Mar 57
    f. 17. Mt Elephant N.
    f. 18. Lake Timboon Basin banks – Cherry Tree – 17 Mar 57
    [watercolour of bush fire on horizon with dark plain in foreground] – Plaines (sic) - Mt Elephant n. Lake Karangomite [i.e. Corangamite] – 15 Mar 57
    f. 19. Mt Elephant & Taylor’s River – 24 Mar 57
    f. 20. Wooringrita [i.e. Wooriwyrite] Emu Creek or Taylor River – 24 Mar 57
    f. 21. Emu Creek – 24 Mar 57
    f. 22. No. 1 panorama n. Mt Shadwell – 24 Mar 57
    West Sute [?] Mt Napier West nord West Mt Rouse
    f. 23. No. 2 panorama n. Mt Shadwell – 24 Mar 57
    line 1 Mt Sturgeon Mt Abrupt Serra Ranges
    line 2 Mt Williams Mt Ararat N.N.O.
    line 3 Mt Lang-y-gerin, Flattop Hill, Pyrenees N.O.
    line 4 Ballarat Hills Booningong [i. e.Buninyong] Hill, Mt Elephant
    f. 24. No. 3 panorama n. Mt Shadwell – 24 Mar 57
    line 1 Mt Elephant Ost Clowen Hills, Green Hill Warion Hills
    line 2 McArthur Hill. Cape Otway River. Mt Laura. Basin banks. Cape Otway Ranges Mt Noorat
    line 3 Mt Noorat Cape Otway [?] Two sisters
    line 4 Warrnambool Hill, Waldûng Waldûng Sûd
    f. 25. Mount Shadwell – 25 Mar 57
    f. 26. Two Sisters Mt Warrnambool f. Mount Shadwell
    f. 27. Mt Noorat & Saltwater Creek – 25 Mar 57
    f. 28. Mount Shadwell f the South – 25 Mar 57. A. Hamilton
    f. 29. Emu Creek, Taylor River – 25 Mar 57
    f. 30. f or towards Mount Noorat – 26 Mar 57.
    f. 31. Mt Shadwell f Mt Noorat – 26 Mar 57
    f. 32. Cherry tree on the lake of Kelambeet [i.e. Keilambete] – 26 Mar 57.
    f. 33. Lake Kelambeet [i.e. Keilambete] – 26 Mar 57
    Mr Thomsons house Kelambeet
    f. 34. Mt Noorat f MacArthurs Hill – 27 Mar 57
    f. 35. Peter MacArthurs station – 27 Mar 57
    f. 36. [clouds over mountains]
    f. 37. Dr Curdies Creek – 30 Mar 57 Tandarook
    f. 38. Curdies Creek Tandarook – 30 Mar 57
    f. 39. Curdies Creek Tandarook Hills – 31 Mar 57
    f. 40. Marz 31 57 L. ELENGAMITA
    [Fern grotto] .
    f. 41. Dr Curdies Station Tandarook – 31 Mar 57.
    f. 42. no. 1. Mt Myrtoon, L. Anapurt,Hills f the diggings
    no. 2. L Karanigemeete [i.e.Corangamite] Mt Wiridgit
    f. 43. no. 3. L Kanrangameete [i.e.Corangamite]
    f. 44. no. 4. Warrian Hills L, Kanrangameete [i.e.Corangamite]
    no. 5. Pormbeet, Mt Portndon, [?] ranges east f. cape Otway – view of Mt Laura to Lake Boorambeet [i.e. Burrumbeet] and Mt Perndon – 2 Apr 57
    f. 45. Lake Boorambeet [i.e. Burrumbeet] p. – 2 Apr 57
    f. 46. East C. Lake Pormbeet & Mt Laura – 3 Apr 57
    f. 47. Stony Rises near the Pirron Tabook – 3 Apr 57
    f. 48. Stony Rises near the Pirron Tabook [i.e. Pirron Yalloak] Creek – 3 Apr 57
    f. 49. Auslaufe der Stony Rises in den Lake Corangamite – 4 Apr 57.
    f. 50. Lake Corangamite Mt Warrion f Mt Merongemara [?] near Colac – 4 Apr 57.
    f. 51. Mt Gellibrand Lake Colac and Colac – 4 Apr 57
    f. 52. Anackies [sic] or Three Sisters
    1. View from the plains Colac & Geelong Road – 5 Apr 57
    2. Bonningong& Warrenaph Hill plains – Colac – 5 Apr 57
    3. Mt Gellibrand.
    f. 53. L. W. Anbnigs (?) ml Cap Otway Ranges
    Mt Gellibrand – 5 Apr 57
    f. 54. Barwon & Barwon Inn 25 Miles f Geelong
    f. 55. Barwon – 5 Apr 57
    f. 56. Barwon near Winchelsea – 27 Sep 59
    f. 57. Panorama Mt Noorat McArthur Coles Wares Mt Elephant
    f. 58. Horses grazing – Garangamite [i.e.Corangamite] Station – 3 Oct 59
    f. 59. Gerangamete [i.e.Corangamite] Station – 3 Oct 59.
    f. 60. (streambed) no label – 5 Oct 59
    f. 61. [dense ferns] – 5 Oct 59
    f. 62. [dense ferns] – 5 Oct 59
    Wild Dogs Creek – 5 Oct 59
    f. 63. [dense ferns near creek]– 5 Oct 59
    f. 64. [dense trees & ferns near stream]– 5 Oct 59
    f. 65. Sonnen pigel Apollo Bay
    f. 66. [dense fern & trees near stream]
    f. 67. [dense fern & trees near stream] – 7 Oct 59
    f. 68. Creek Tranrenbrûcke – 8 Oct 59
    f. 69. Cape Otway 1859
    f. 70. Cape Otway 1859
    lighthouse at Cape Otway
    f. 71. rough sketch of trees, trees, river.
    Aire River.
    f. 72. pencil sketch – German label
    f. 73. Cape Otway (cove) – 10 Oct 59
    f. 74. Hauptasicht der Apollo Bay – Cape Otway – 11 Oct 59
    f. 75. Apollo Bay (house under construction) – 13 Oct 59
    f. 76. Apollo Bay– 13 Oct 59
    f. 77. Apollo Bay (house under construction) – 13 Oct 59
    f. 78. no label: trees near stream
    sketch of house, with German inscription
    f. 79. no label very rough sketch of hill near stream
    f. 80. Woady Yallock – 31 Oct 59
    2 full pages of writing in German, and pages of writing and sketches: telegraph office at Cape Otway – 3 Dec 58, clouds, lyre birds, portrait study.
  • 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
  • Published Information
    Ruth Pullin ‘Eugene von Guérard: a journey through Victoria’s Western Plains’, in Lisa Byrne, Harriet Edquist, Laurene Vaughan, (eds), Designing Place: An Archeology of the Western District , Melbourne: RMIT University, Melbourne Books, 2010, pp. 112-125 makes references to Volume 05: Sketchbook XXVI, No. 8 Australian. Australia. Mar-Apr, 1857, Sep-Oct, 1859.
  • Description source

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

    Microfilm available at CY 612
    Digital order no:Album ID : 879160
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    In German. Drawings are chiefly titled and dated; some have further descriptive notes. Inside cover of sketchbook is inscribed Eugene de Guérard
    1857 & 59 Western Plains Cape Otway and pencil list of place names. Most of the book is irregularly numbered by von Guerard.
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