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  • Title
    Volume 12: Sketchbook XXXIII, No. 15 Australian. 1862 / by Eugene von Guerard
  • Call number
    DGB 16/vol. 12
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1862
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    825419
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 sketchbook - various sizes, in album 9.5 x 16 cm. - 72 leaves: drawings in pencil (1 col.), pen and ink, and wash, on both sides of the paper
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Von Guerard accompanied Professor Georg Neumayer to Mount Kosciusko in 1862 on a survey expedition for the Victorian colonial government. This is one of 2 sketchbooks used on that occasion.
  • Scope and Content
    Areas & subjects: Cape Otway, Benalla, Sketches of Professor Neumayer, Albury, Mitta Mitta, Snowy Mountains during expedition to Kosciuszko with Neumayer

    72 leaves, 1-22 numbered by von Guerard, remainder renumbered by Mitchell Library

    f. 1. Loutit Bay
    f. 2. [trees] 14 Ap 62
    f. 3. [bush] 15 Ap 62
    f. 4. Cape Otway (sea + rocks) 16 Ap 62
    f. 5. Cape Otway 16 Ap 62
    f. 6. No 1 Nachtlager McGowan’s Zelt (tents)
    No 2 Glory hole (4 men along ledge)
    f. 7. Parker River Cape Otway 17 Ap 62
    f. 8. Cape Otway 20 Ap 62
    f. 9. Entrance to the cave below the lighthouse Neumayer & McGowan Cape Otway 20 Ap 62
    f. 10. Cave at Cape Otway (interior) 20 Ap 62
    f. 11. Apollo Bay 21 Ap 62
    f. 12. Cape Patton 22 Ap 62
    f. 13. Mt Defiance & Loutit Bay 22 Ap 62
    f. 14. [chain wrapped around wheel in water] 22 Ap 62
    f. 15. Remarkable formation of rocks on the coast line 22 Ap 62
    f. 16. (man on rock looking seaward) 23 Ap 62
    f. 17. Telegraph station Luditti Bay (i.e. Loutit) 23 Ap 62
    f. 18. Aris (i.e. Aireys) Inlet 23 Ap 62
    f. 19. Point Rodney west side 23 Ap 62 & Pitts Head [panorama]
    f. 20. Pitts Head Point Rodney [panorama] 23 Ap 62
    f. 21. Pitts Head 23 Ap 62
    f. 22. Küste in der … Geelong 23 Ap 62
    verso f. 1. Tour mit Neumayer nach Mt Kosciusko Oct Nov Dec 62 Mt Disappointment
    f. 23. … No 22
    f. 24. Prof. w N Wagen Zellt 18-19 Oct 1862
    verso near Brandford [?] 19 Oct 1862
    f. 25. (horse) 20 Oct 62 [rpt]
    f. 26. Brucke v Avenel 21 Oct 62
    verso Benalla 24 Oct 62
    f. 27. Telegraph Benalla 24 Oct 62
    verso Benalla. Observation P. Neumayer (surveying)
    f. 28. Benalla eucalyptus 24 Oct 62
    f. 29. near Beechworth Oct
    f. 30 near Beechworth Reedy Creek fall Oct
    f. 31. Kirche v Yackandandah 25-29 Oct 62
    f. 32. Mt Murramurrumbang [Murramarang?] near Yackandandah 29 Oct 62
    f. 33. 4-5 miles from Yackandandah 29 Oct 62
    f. 34. “This monument was erected by the inhabitants of the Hume River (Murray) in honour of Hamilton Hume Esq to commemorate his discovery of this river on the 17th of November 1824”
    Albury Hume + Hovell Monument + tree on the Murray 30 Oct 62
    f. 35. Die Albury Brücke (descript. of bridge) 30 Oct 62
    f. 36. View near Albury Murray 31 Oct 62
    f. 37. Little River Point 2 Nov 1862
    verso Canoe of the Aborigines Mitta Mitta 3 Nov 1862
    f. 38. Mia Mia Mitta Mitta (hut) 3 Nov 1862
    f. 39. trees
    f. 40. Mitta Mitta Pont (ferry) 3 Nov 1862
    f. 41. Near the Pont over the Mitta Mitta camp in the middle of the day 3 Nov 1862
    verso [mountains, trees] 3- 4 Nov 62
    f. 42. Head Creek 4 Nov 62
    f. 43. view of Bogong Ranges n.d. Mitta Mitta nach Bolton Station 5 Nov 62
    f. 44. Junction Snowy Creek + Mitta Mitta River (village)
    f. 45. Bolers Station 5 Nov 62
    f. 46. Bolers Station 5 Nov
    f. 47. Mitta Mitta near the Snowy Creek 6 Nov 62
    verso: wild scene nach n.d. Omeo Swamp 6 Nov 62
    f. 48. Swamp near Snowy Creek diggings 6 Nov 62
    f. 49. Mt Benambra Mitta Mitta 6 Nov 62
    f. 50. Mitta Mitta Rapids 6 Nov 62
    f. 51. Falls 7 Nov 62
    f. 52. Mitta Mitta … 8 Nov 62
    f. 53. Mitta Mitta 8 Nov 62
    f. 54. Mitta Mitta 8 Nov 62
    f. 55. N.E. f Mt Gibbo van der Höhe 8 Nov 62
    f. 56. Unterhalb Mt Gibbo … 9 Nov 62
    f. 57. Unterhalb Mt Gibbo 9 Nov 62
    f. 58. Mt Gibbo S.W. 8 Nov 62
    f. 59. Mt Tambo & Omeo Swamps 10 Nov 62
    f. 60. Omeo Station 12 Nov 62
    f. 61. Near McDougals Station (2) 13 Nov 62
    verso Buenboar Camp Camp nach d. Mt Hope Ranges
    f. 62. from Bogong from Mt Hope S.W. by W. 16 Nov 62
    f. 63. [Divers / Dinner?] Creek 16 Nov 62
    f. 64. Mt Kosciusko (7200’) 16 Nov 62
    verso Mt Hope 16 Nov 62
    f. 65. N. 2 Mt Kosciusko (view from Mt Hope Ranges)
    verso Mt Hope Victoria 16 Nov 62
    f. 66. Mt Kosciusko - Neumayer 19 Nov 62
    f. 67. Jamison next to Mt William
    verso Mt Pilote [Pilot?] fr Mt Hope
    f. 68. Leather Jaket [sic] Creek 18 Nov 62
    f. 69. Mt Pilot Die Cobras Mts v. Mt K SSW
    f. 70. Bogong… in Victoria Mt Kosciusko 19 Nov 62
    f. 71. Mt Kosciusko taken under the middle peak valley of the Snowy River 19 Nov 62
    f. 72. Mt Kosciusko 19 Nov 62
    verso [mountains, rocks] 19 Nov 62
  • 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 Wale
  • Description source

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

    Most drawings cover 2 pages of notebook.

    Microfilm available at CY 619.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 921428
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    In German. Drawings are chiefly titled and dated; some have further descriptive notes. Inscribed in ink inside front cover: 1862 Cape Otway Tour mit Neumeyer - Mt Kosciusko.
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