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832559
  • Title
    Francis Howard Greenway / pencil portrait by unknown artist
  • Call number
    ML 482
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    between 1814 and 1837
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    832559
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - 33 x 24 cm. (view) in frame 53 x 43 cm. - pencil drawing, in oval mount, framed
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs. C. E. Irving, October 1948
  • Collection History
    Lent to the Mitchell Library in 1922 by Mrs Caroline E. Irving of Chatswood, who promised to present it later. The portrait was donated to the Library in 1948.
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Plaque on frame reads “Francis Howard Greenway / Architect under Governor Macquarie / Presented by Mrs. E. C. [i.e. C. E. ?] Irving”.

    Presented by Mrs. C. E. Irving (Francis Greenway’s granddaughter), 1948. The letter of acknowledgment says it is a self portrait – ML Pictures card catalogue
    Digital order no:a1528291
  • Attributions / conjectures

    "I have seen in Mr Syd Ure Smith's studio the portrait of your grandfather, Francis Greenway, sketched by himself" -- letter of acknowledgment from the Principal Librarian, Public Library of NSW, to Mrs Caroline E. Irving (Mrs S.[?] R. Irving), 10 March 1922 (ML letterbook)
  • Conservation note

    Preservation report filed in ML Pictures BM stack
  • Name
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Exhibited in
    The most useful Art: Architecture in Australia, 1788-1985
    Francis Greenway exhibition
    The Governor: Lachlan Macquarie, 1810 to 1821

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