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826108
  • Title
    Views of Sydney, 1862-1873 / Samuel Elyard
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DGD 5
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1862-1873
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    826108
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 album - 16.2 x 26.6 cm. (smallest) to 39.1 x 58.4 cm. (largest); f.20: 36.8 x 5.9 cm.; f.27: 34.1 x 77.7 cm. - 31 watercolour, pencil and crayon drawings
  • Scope and Content
    f.1 Millers Pt. Watercolour. 21.2 x 32.3 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled in pencil on mount in lower left corner in unknown hand
    f.2 ?Glebe. 1867. Watercolour. 36.4 x 52.6 cm. Unsigned. Dated 'Mon. 22 July, 67' in lower left corner. Titled '?Glebe' in pencil at lower centre of picture
    f.3 Above Rose Bay. Watercolour. 31.4 x 50.5 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled in pencil on back in unknown hand. Additional title in different hand on back in pencil reads 'Old South Road'.
    f.4 [Government House and Fort Macquarie from the Harbour]. Watercolour. 37.4 x 53.6 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled
    f.5 Dawes Point. 1873. Watercolour. 37.7 x 55.5 cm. Unsigned. Dated in red pencil in unknown hand in lower left corner. Titled as above in pencil in lower left corner. 'From Mr. Sands' written in pencil along left side of picture, in different hand
    f.6 Old Mill, South Head Road. 1873. Watercolour. 37.7 x 55.5 cm. Signed, dated and titled 'S.E. 12 May 73. Old Mill. South Head Road look S.' in lower left corner
    f.7 Forbes St. 1873+. Watercolour. 38.1 x 55.9 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled in pencil in lower right corner in unknown hand
    f.8 St. Lawrence's Church, George St. South, Sydney. 1868. Watercolour. 25.5 x 37.4 cm. Signed 'S. Elyard' in centre of picture. Dated and titled as above on back with additional notes reading 'by S. Elyard. Price £1- No.42'
    f.9 Queen's Wharf. 1873. Watercolour. 31.1 x 50.8 cm. Unsigned. Dated and titled 'Queen's Wharf. 1873' in very faint pencil in lower right corner
    f.10 Nowra. 1882. Watercolour. 39.1 x 58.4 cm. Signed and dated 'June 1882 S.E.' on back. Titled as above on back in unknown hand
    f.11 From old Sugar Works, Cooks River, looking E. 1864. Watercolour. 34.1 x 53.6 cm. Unsigned. Dated and titled '[M?] on 12th Sep.64- from old Sugar Works Cooks River. looking E', in lower left corner; beginning of word preceding date has been cut off
    f.12 Glebe Bridge. Watercolour. 36.2 x 54.6 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back in pencil in unknown hand
    f.13 Old Toll Bar, Randwick Rd. 1865. Watercolour. 36.4 x 55.5 cm. Unsigned. Dated '30 May 65' on left side. Titled as above in lower left corner
    f.14 Gas works, Millers Point. 1873. Watercolour. 35.3 x 52.4 cm. Unsigned. Dated '1873' in red pencil in lower left corner. Titled as above in ink on back in unknown hand
    f.15 Boat shed, Darling Harbour. Watercolour. 16.2 x 26.6 cm. Signed 'S. Elyard.' in lower left corner of mount. Undated. Titled as above on mount following signature
    f.16 Looking into Darling Harbour from Millers Point. Watercolour. 38.1 x 47.3 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled as above on back in unknown hand
    f.17 Gas works from Millers Point. Pencil, heightened with white on tinted paper. 19 x 27.9 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled on back in pencil. Unfinished sketches of two figures and a building on back
    f.18 Old Botany Road. continuation of Bourke St. 1873. Watercolour. 16.2 x 77.7 cm. Unsigned. Dated '26 May, 73' and titled as above in upper left corner
    f.19 Wool washing estate, Botany. Watercolour. 35.5 x 51.4 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled in pencil in lower left corner in unknown hand
    f.20 Dam, Cook's River. 1866. Watercolour. 36.8 x 5.9 cm. Unsigned. Dated 'Wed. 25 July, 66' in lower left corner. Titled as above in pencil on back in unknown hand
    f.21 Thomson's Bridge, Cook's River. 1863. Watercolour. 37.4 x 53.3 cm. Signed, dated and titled 'Thomson's Bridge, Cook's River - looking E. little North - Fri. 9 Oct. 63. S. Elyard' in pencil in lower left corner
    f.22 Richmond Bridge. 1864. Watercolour. 38.7 x 52.1 cm. Unsigned. Dated and titled 'Richmond Bridge 1864' in pencil in lower left corner
    f.23a Lower end of Macquarie (St?). 1866. Watercolour. 34.3 x 54.3 cm. Unsigned. Dated 'Mon. 12 Feb. 1866 8A.M.' in lower right corner. Titled as above on back. On back is unfinished sketch titled 'Col. Secy's office & old wool stores on Circular Quay.' (f.23b)
    f.23b Col. Secy's office & old wool stores on Circular Quay. 1866. Watercolour. 34.3 x 54.3 cm. Unsigned. Titled and dated in pencil under sketch. On reverse side is watercolour titled 'Lower end of Macquarie (St?)(f.23a)
    f.24 Mr. Slade's milking establishment, Newtown. 1877. Watercolour. 32.3 x 53.3 cm. Signed, dated and titled 'Mr. Slade's milking establishment, Newtown. S. Elyard. Wed. 9th May/77'
    f.25 Darling Harbour. 1864. Watercolour. 31.7 x 50.1. Signed and dated 'April 1864 S.E.' in lower left corner. Titled as above on back in unknown hand
    f.26 David Ruxton from Green of Parramatta in 34. 46 Lower Fort Street. 1873. Watercolour. 38.1 x 55.9 cm. Signed and dated 'M. 11 Aug 1873. S.E.' in lower left corner. Titled as above in left corner above date
    f.27 Woolloomooloo. 1862. Watercolour. 34.1 x 77.7 cm. Signed, dated and titled 'S. Elyard 1862. Woolloomooloo' in lower left corner in unknown hand. Titled and dated on back also
    f.28 View at Windsor. 1867. Watercolour. 33.9 x 76.8 cm. Attributed, dated and titled 'View at Windsor 1867, by S. Elyard' on back in unknown hand
    f.29 Kent Street. 1863. Crayon heightened with white on tinted paper. 16.6 x 27 cm. Unsigned. Dated and titled 'Kent St 1863' in pencil on mount in lower left corner
    f.30 [Miller's Point]. Watercolour. 22.1 x 26.3 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Untitled
    f.31 Mitre Lake from Mt. Arapiles. Pencil and watercolour. 37.4 x 55.2 cm. Unsigned. Undated. Titled in upper right corner in ink
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
  • Description source

    Dimensions converted to metric from ML Pictures card catalogue
  • General note

    f.13: a description of this toll is given in Lynch, W.B. Randwick, 1859-1959. Sydney, Oswald Ziegler, [1959], p.135
    Digital order no:Album ID : 861663
  • Date note

    f.7: undated; dated from the Methodist Church shown (see Brodsky, Isadore. Sydney's little world of Woolloomooloo. Neutral Bay, N.S.W.: Old Sydney Free Press, 1966. pp. 60, 64)
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