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839995
  • Title
    Views mainly of Sydney, Wollongong, New England, Cook's River, Hawkesbury River, Norfolk Island, Hobart and Franklin Valley, and Moreton Bay, ca. 1846-54 / M.C. Denison
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG*D 4
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1846-54
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    839995
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    53 drawings, 1 print, 11 photographs - lithograph; black and white ; various sizes - pencil, ink and watercolour
  • Scope and Content

    1. Valley with hills in the background - Watercolour
    2. 'Gully. New England' - Pencil white
    3. Four people sheltering from the rain under a tree trunk - Pencil
    4. 'The Iron Pot Light' - Watercolour
    5. Landscape - Watercolour
    6. 'On the Hawkesbury' - Watercolour
    7. Four people sheltering from the rain under a tree trunk - Watercolour
    8. Four people sheltering from the rain under a tree trunk - Two tone wash
    9. Waterside view - Pencil
    10. 'Bark Hut - Cook's River' - Monotone wash
    11. Cross on a beach with mountain in background - Monotone wash
    12. Lake with castle cattle on the side of the water and fishing boats - Monotone wash
    13. 'Bottle & Glass Watson's Bay' - Monotone wash
    14. Bottle & Glass Watson's Bay- Monotone wash
    15. Landscape with cattle, tree and mountains - Pencil
    16. View of Sydney Harbour, including Fort Denison - Monotone wash
    17. Silhouette of mansion - Monotone wash
    18. Landscape with fence - Pencil
    19. 'Pycara Waterfall' - Watercolour
    20. View of Heads - Two tone wash
    21. 'Tombe of Major Owens & Judge Bent - on Garden Island' - Pencil and wash
    22. 'Franklin Valley - Moreton Bay' - Watercolour
    23. 'Wollongong'New South Wales - Watercolour
    24. 'Bathing House Sydney June 22nd' - Pencil and wash
    25. Wollongong, New South Wales - Two tone wash
    26. 'Beach. Wollongong' - Watercolour
    27. View of water with mountains in background, and sailing ship - Watercolour
    28. 'Manly Beach' - Two tone wash
    29. 'Pittwater. Broken Bay' - Watercolour
    30. Government House, Sydney ? - Pencil
    31. Forest Scene - Pencil
    32. House and Headland - Monotone wash
    33. Fort Denison and harbour - Watercolour
    34. Fort Macquarie with paddle steamer in foreground - Pencil
    35. Mountain scene - Two tone wash
    36. Two wooden posts in foreground, water and hill in background - Monotone wash
    36v. Sketch of religious ceremony - Pencil
    37. 'Grentham'- North Shore - Pencil
    38. Sea scape with buildings on far bank - Two tone wash
    39. View of harbour with jetty in foreground - Monotone wash
    40. View of harbour with jetty in foreground - Monotone wash
    41. Flowers'A E B 1846' - Watercolour
    42. Landscape with man and woman in centre - Watercolour
    43. Sydney Harbour showing Fort Denison - Pencil
    44. Landscape with man and woman in centre - Watercolour
    45. 'Jacob's Ladde. South Head' - Watercolour
    46. View of Harbour including a few houses and a sailing ship - Pencil
    47. 4 men in fishing boat rowing towards the shore - Watercolour
    48. 'Blowhole se from The Forester's Penin. side of E.H. Neck M.C.D. 1854.' - Pencil
    49. 'View in Middle Harbour' - Two tone wash
    50. Overhanging rock, steps trees and water ? Mrs Macquarie's Chair - Two tone wash
    51. View of North Head - Watercolour
    52. Fort Macquarie with paddle steamer in foreground - Two tone wash
    53. Ship which has run aground, island in the background, Two fishermen in the foreground - Watercolour
    54. 'Norfolk Island / Scene in the Interior. June 1855. Allan & Wigley Printers. Sydney. J. Glen Wilson, H.M.S. Herald - Lithograph
    55. Bearded man lying down - Photograph
    56. 'Anne Namoi & Jane Nobbs' - Photograph
    57. Five children, 4 girls and one boy - Photograph
    58. Five children, 4 girls and one boy - Photograph
    59. Portrait Group including, tow dogs - Photograph
    60. Portrait of a Persian ? - Photograph
    61. Portrait of a Persian ? - Photograph
    62. 'Australian Aborigines - King George Sound' - Photograph
    63. 'Australian Aborigines - King George Sound' - Photograph
    64. 'Aborigines of King George Sound South Australia' - Photograph
    65. Field, with mill in background - Photograph

    A detailed contents list is with the sketches.
  • Source
    Sotheby Sale, lot 291, 21 July 1960
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

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

    When acquired the sketches and photographs were loose in an album which has now been discarded.

    Keyword subjects:

    Nobbs, Jane
    Namoi, Ann
    King George Sound (S.A.)
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Some of the views are titled, and a few have 'M.C. Denison' written in ink on the back. One is signed 'M.C.D.' and dated 1854, another is signed 'A.E.B. 1846'.

    One of the 11 photographs has a caption 'Ann Namoi and Jane Nobbs' and 3 of Aborigines of King George Sound, South Australia.
  • Attributions / conjectures

    The sketches do not appear to be in the same style as those by Mary Charlotte Denison at A2037.
  • Subject
  • Place
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