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825940
  • Title
    Album of sketches in Sydney, New England and Queensland, ca. 1852-1878 / drawn by Conrad Martens
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DL PX 26
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1852-1878
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    825940
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 album - 26.5 x 40 cm - 58 pencil and 4 watercolours
  • Scope and Content
    f.1 Mount Dumaresq, Darling Downs. Unsigned. Dated ‘March 6th’ at lower right and on back (in Martens' hand?) ‘circa 1852’. Titled at lower right above date.
    f.2 Glengallow, C.H. Marshall Esq. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 6th 1852’ at lower right.
    f.3 Canning Downs, D.G. Leslie Esq. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 10th 1852’ at lower left.
    f.4 Canning Downs, G. Leslie Esq. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 10/52’ at lower right. ‘White house, green venetians’ – upper right.
    f.5 The Heifer Station, Canning Downs. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 11th 1852’ at lower left.
    f.6 Ballindean, N. England, H. Nicol Esq. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 18th 1852’ at lower left.
    f.7 Ballindean, H. Nicol Esq. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 19th 1852’ at lower right. ‘Wheat field’ at centre left, near edge.
    f.8 Terrawambella on Nicols run, New England. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 19th 1852’ at lower right. ‘500 or 600 ft. high’ at lower centre.
    f.9 Tenterfield. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 25th 1852’ at lower right.
    f.10 Rangers Valley. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 30th 1852’ at lower centre.
    f.11 On the run, Rangers Valley. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘April 1,1852’ at lower left.
    f.12 The Apsley at Waterloo. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘April 26,1852’ at lower left.
    f.13 Rocky Range Bolivia, New England. Unsigned. Dated ‘1852’ in lower right corner. Titled at lower right.
    f.14 Stone Henge, N. England. Unsigned. Undated. Titled at lower right.
    f.15 Booral nr. Stroud. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘May 10th/52’ at lower right.
    f.16 Camperdown [cemetery]. Unsigned. Dated on back ‘1854’. Titled on back. Note on back reads ‘Sacred to the memory of Emily Alice Elliott … E.A.E. 1854’.
    f.17 Point Piper. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 5th 1853’ at lower right.
    f.18 Middle Harbour. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Dec. 24,1856’ at lower left.
    f.19 Govt. House. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Decr 27, 1856’ at lower left.
    f.20 Elizabeth Bay. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Jan 10th 1857’ at lower left.
    f.21 North Shore. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Jan 18th/57’ at lower right.
    f.22 [Sydney Harbour]. Unsigned. Dated ‘May 7th 1857’ at lower right. Untitled.
    f.23 Macquarie Street. Unsigned. Dated ‘May 7th 1857’ at lower right. Written on back ‘This is the old Road to man o’War Jetty now Macquarie Street, past the Wool Stores now Calld. The Tarpean Warf’ [?]
    f.24 The Ferry boats at this time. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘7 May 1857’ at lower right.
    f.25 [Shore line scene, possibly Sydney Harbour]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.26 Bridge Street. Unsigned. Dated ‘May 1857’ at lower right. Titled on mount below right of sketch.
    f.27 Old Channel from the Cove. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Sept. 19th 1857’ at lower centre. Notes on sketch indicate buildings.
    f.28 Botanic Gardens. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Oct. 29th/57’ at lower right.
    f.29 [View of Sydney Harbour]. Unsigned. Dated ‘Nov. 5, 1857’ at lower right. Untitled.
    f.30 Pier Hotel as it was in 1858. Unsigned. Dated ‘March 20th 1858’. Titled. Note above date at right ‘Manly Beach’.
    f.31 From Iron Cove. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Oct 23, 1858’ at lower right.
    f.32 Garden of Mr Jms [?] Macarthur Elizabeth Farm, Parramatta. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘May 14, 1859’ at lower left. Notes on sketch refer to plants and colours.
    f.33 D.Y. Lagoon beyond Manly. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘March 19th, 1860’ at lower right.
    f.34 From the Tower at Manly. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘20th March, 1860’ at lower right.
    f.35 Manly Beach. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Sept 1, 1860’ at lower right.
    f.36 South Head from Manly Tower. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Sept 1, 1860’ at lower left.
    f.37 View from St. Leonards. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Augst 30th, 1865’ at lower left.
    f.38 Bottle & Glass Rocks from Gilbys [?]. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘December 69’ at lower left.
    f.39 Shore line scene [?]. Unsigned. Dated ‘Sep. 13, 1854’ at lower left. Titled, but indecipherable other than last word ‘Bay’ at lower left.
    f.40 [Sydney Harbour]. Signed and dated, ‘C.M. March 18th/78’ at lower left. Untitled.
    f.41 Darling Harbour. Unsigned. Undated. Titled at lower right. Note ‘Soldiers Point Middle Harbour’ on back.
    f.42 Spencer Lodge, Millers Point, Edwards [Esq]. Unsigned. Undated. Titled at lower right.
    f.43 [Sydney Harbour]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.44 [Fort Macquarie]. Signed ‘C Martens’ at lower right. Undated. Untitled.
    f.45 Fort Macquarie, Sydney. Unsigned, but on mount below sketch is ‘?R.M.’, possibly by Rebecca Martens. Undated. Titled at lower right.
    f.46 View Botanical Garden. Unsigned. Undated. Titled at lower right.
    f.47 [Sketches of buildings and trees]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.48 From the Domain Sydney. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back.
    f.49 From Darlinghurst. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back and on mount.
    f.50 Waterview Bay. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Feby 10th’ at lower right.
    f.51 [Shore line scene]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.52 Rushcutters Bay. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘July 8th’ at lower right.
    f.53 Blacksmiths Huts, Mrs. Darlings Road. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘Nov 9th’ at lower left.
    f.54 From Mr. Jenkin’s (must be Darling Point). Unsigned. Dated ‘Nov 11’ at lower right. Titled at lower left.
    f.55 Point Piper. Unsigned. Undated. Titled at lower left.
    f.56 Rose Bay. Unsigned. Titled and dated ‘June 3’ at lower right.
    f.57 Bottle & glass. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back.
    f.58 Bottle & glass. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back.
    f.59 [Unfinished sketches of yachts]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled. On back is a pencil sketch of a single leg table.
    f.60 Brisbane Water. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back. List of colours on back and note in ink beginning ‘Feb. 9th, 1849 … ‘ end of note cut off.
    f.61 [Seascape]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.62 [Macquarie lighthouse]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    SLNSW Mitchell Library Pictures Card Catalogue
  • General note

    ‘Conrad Martens Sketches’ – Cover.
    Bookplate of ‘Sir William Dixson’ – Inside front cover.
    f.8 reproduced in ‘Conrad Martens: life & art’ by Elizabeth Ellis. Sydney: State Library of NSW Press, 1994
    Digital order no:Album ID : 888086
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