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836815
  • Title
    View of Frederick Town, King Georges Sound, at the expiration of the first year of its settlement, Feby 7th 1828 / N.D. and I.S.N.
  • Creator
  • Call number
    V5B/Alba/2
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1828
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    836815
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 watercolour - 28.6 x 44.4 cm
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Finding Aids
    Research notes available in Mitchell Library Reading Room , PXn 523 -
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Pictures Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2008-2009.
  • General note

    Removed from Rotunda Nov. 1969

    Copy Print : V5B/Alba/2 available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room

    Keyword subjects:
    Frederick Town (W.A.)
    Digital order no:a4988001
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Initials 'N.D.' in ink in lower left corner and 'I.S.N.' in lower right. Titled as above in ink below view. Title has been traced over ink.
    Unframer's notes in pencil on back.
  • Attributions / conjectures

    "30. This work has previously been catalogued as by an unknown artist. It is here attributed to Isaac Scott Nind. Nind wrote 'The general appearance of the country, although of a barren nature, is very picturesque. The hills behind the settlement are studded and capped by immense blocks of granite, and are strewed with a profusion of beautiful shrubs, among which the splendid Banksiae grow to a large size, and the Kingia and Xanthorrhoea or grass-tree are abundant'."

    References:
    Isaac Scott Nind's treatise, p.23, quoted in caption 30 in:
    The colonial eye : a topographical and artistic record of the life and landscape of Western Australia, 1798-1914 / [by] Barbara Chapman. [Perth] : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1979
  • Conservation note

    Fumigated 14/11/1979
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