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825953
  • Title
    Album of pencil sketches and lithographs, ca. 1836-1859 / drawn by Conrad Martens
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXC 971
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1836-1859
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    825953
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 album - 30.5 x 38 cm - 12 pencil sketches, 3 pencil and wash sketches, and 9 lithographs
  • Scope and Content
    1. Sydney from the lighthouse. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Feby 3/36-‘. At upper left are notes about colours, and at upper right is a note indicating the position of ‘Bradleys head’.
    2. View of Parramatta. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Sep. 25/1837’.
    3. View at Mudgee. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘March 23/40’. At lower left is a note indicating the position of ‘Mount Frome’. On mount at lower left is written in an unknown hand ‘Painted for J B Montefiore’.
    4. View from Craig Eng. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘April 1841’. The house visible in the middle distance is possibly Craigend Cottage (also known as Myrtle Cottage) which stood in the grounds of Craigend, or possibly Waratah, which was on the property adjoining Craigend.
    5. Botanic Garden. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘June 23 1848’.
    6. Sir T.D. Mitchell’s from Mr. Sillitoe’s Bathing house. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Decr. 30th/1850’. At lower left is an indecipherable note, possibly about Mitchell’s house.
    7. Carthona. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Feby. 5th 1851’.
    8. [Carthona and Lindesay on Darling Point]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    9. View from Drayton Range. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Decr. 23. 1851’. At lower left is a note indicating the position of ‘Flinders Peak’.
    10. The Washpool, Goomborra. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Decr. 26th 1851’.
    11. Cunninghams Monument Botanic Gardens Sydney. Unsigned. Undated. Titled.
    12. At Mr. Morts, Green Oaks. Unsigned. Undated. Titled.
    13. Middle Head from Camp Cove. Unsigned. Undated. Titled.
    14. View from the Glebe. Unsigned. Titled and dated, ‘Jan. 28th. 1855’.
    15. [Rocks and bush]. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled.
    f.16 [Bush at Illawarra]. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Untitled.
    17. Carthona, Double Bay. Unsigned. Undated. Titled.
    18. McLeay’s Mansion, Elizabeth Bay. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Titled.
    19. The lighthouse. Unsigned. Undated. Titled.
    20. [Sydney Harbour]. Signed. ‘CM’. Undated. Untitled.
    21. [Sailing ship in Sydney Harbour]. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Untitled.
    f.22 [Bush, Illawarra]. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Titled.
    23. North Head. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Titled.
    24. The old St. Thomas’ Church, North Shore. Signed, ‘CM’. Undated. Titled.
  • Source
    Donated by Colonel A.E. Knox, 1960
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Related Material
  • Published Information
    Conrad Martens: life & art by Elizabeth Ellis. Sydney: State Library of NSW Press, 1994
  • Description source

    SLNSW Mitchell Library Pictures Card Catalogue
  • General note

    ‘Conrad Martens Sketches’ – Cover.
    Lithographs f.16-f.24 are reproduced in ‘Sketches illustrative of the scenery of New South Wales: from nature and on stone / Conrad Martens, printed by J. Allan: Sydney, 1851.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 888127
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