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  • Title
    Collection of views, 1855 - 1875 / Eugene Von Guerard
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG*D 17
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1855-1875
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    825457
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    3 vols - sizes range from 17.8 x 13.3 cm. to 35 x 58.4 cm., in boxes 63 x 39.5 cm. - 48 mounted drawings in pencil and pencil and crayon, and 2 drawings in ink
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Eugene von Guerard, painter and teacher, was born in November 1811 in Vienna. He studied in Dusseldorf and travelled in Germany and Italy before arriving in Victoria in 1852. He visited the Ballarat goldfields and later travelled in Victoria, N.S.W, S.A. and Tas. In 1870 he was appointed Curator of the National Gallery of Victoria and Principal of its Art School where he remained until his retirement in 1881.
  • Scope and Content
    VOLUME 1
    f. 1. Garibaldi Claim near Daylesford. Ap.64
    f. 2. Clyde Fall near Bothwell. 27 Jany. 75
    f. 3. The Sydney Heads. Monday 26 Decr. 1859
    f. 4. Rose Bay. Sydney, 26 Decr. 59
    f. 5. Kiama. 12 Dec. 59
    f. 6. Wollongong. 3rd Dec. 59
    f. 7. Stoneleigh 21 May 66
    f. 8. Blackheath Creek. View in the Cox River Valley. 18 & 20 Dec. 1859
    f. 9. Langngerin Gap Creek[?] 27 May 1864
    f. 10. Daylesford … May 1864
    f. 11. Talla y Poora [i.e. Yalla-y-Poora] May 1864
    f. 12. Talla y Poora [i.e. Yalla-y-Poora], Fiery Creek May 1864
    f. 13. Hepburn near Daylesford 29 Ap. 64 Chinese Village
    f. 14. Learmouth Station 19 Ap. 64
    f. 15. Break Neck Bridge. Castlemain Road from Daylesford Wednesday 27 Ap. 64
    f. 16. Tasmania. Launceston. Montag. 28 Mai 1855

    VOLUME 2
    f. 17. Ben Lomond. Epping Forest. Cleveland Hotel, 22 Mai 1855. V.D.L.
    f. 18. Wombat. 27 Ap. 64, near Daylesford
    f. 19. N.S.W. native fig tree, by Wollongong 5 Dec 1859
    f. 20. American Creek. 7 Dec. 1859
    f. 21. Ben Lomond i M. from Campbell Town Montag 22 Mai
    f. 22. Ben Lomond 2 M Perth 23 Mai 1855
    f. 23. Brighton. Mai 19. 55
    f. 24. Hobart Town from the Kangaroo Point 15 Mai 1855
    f. 25. […?] Spring Hill 21 Mai. 1855
    f. 26. Am Hobart Town Rivulet 16 Mai 1855
    f. 27. Granite stones at Hartley Blau Mountains N.S.W. 16 June 1859
    f. 28. Amerikan Creek, Wollongong 7 Dec 1859
    f. 29. Hobart Town 17 Mai 55
    f. 30. Mount Nelson 17 Mai 55
    f. 31. Brucke […?] Esck bin Perth. V.D.L. 23 Mai 55
    f. 32. Mount Wellington ober the Cascad by Hobart Town 16 Mai 1855

    VOLUME 3
    f. 33. Western […?] 28 Oct 65
    f. 34. Buengar 26 May 1864
    f. 35. Campbell Town 22 Mai 1855
    f. 36. […?] Eastern Deers 23 Mai […?] Perth
    f. 37. […?] 24 & 25 Mai 64
    f. 38. Ferntree Gully the Mt Gale Ranges 24 -25 May 1864
    f. 39. Suntag 19 May 1866
    f. 40. Mt Victoria & Hartley Valley 16 Dec 59
    f. 41. Mt Lambert? N.S.W. 16 Dec 59
    f. 42. Mt Victoria Pass 17 Dec 1859
    f. 43. Waterfall, Amerikan Creek 5 Dec 59
    f. 44. […?] 6 Dec 59 (cabbage palms)
    f. 45. Wollongong 5th Dec 1859
    f. 46. Mount Fawkner near New Norfolk Saturday 6 Feb 75
    f. 47. Dungrow 27 & 28 January 1875
    f. 48. Hamilton Freitag 1 Feb 1875
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1951.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Copy Print : DG*D 17
    Available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
    Digital order no:Album ID : 865418
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    All drawings are dated and titled; f. 33 is signed. Some drawings have notes (in German).
  • Attributions / conjectures

    DG*D 17 ff. 11-12 should be Yalla-y-Poora and f. 11 is the study for a painting held in the National Gallery of Victoria

    Reference:
    Information supplied by Edward Coleridge, May 2009
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Exhibited in
    Gold ! - the goldrush days in Australia, from the earliest discoveries to the 1930's
    Line of Sight: 19th century Australian landscape paintings
    Eugene von Guerard: Sydney Heads 1865: Australian Collection Focus
    Illawarra : The Garden of New South Wales
    Illawarra and Environs: a pictorial survey
    Eugene von Guerard : nature revealed
    Picturing the Great Divide
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