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845583
  • Title
    [Benelong Point from Dawes Point], ca. 1804?
  • Call number
    V1/1810/1
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1804?
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    845583
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 watercolour on card - 28 x 51 cm
  • Variant title

    Untitled
  • General note

    Digital order no:a1528483
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Unsigned
  • Attributions / conjectures

    This may have been drawn by John Eyre in 1804 after receiving his conditional pardon. The small hut in the centre on the shoreline is thought to be Boston's Salt House. Pinchgut Island is beyond Bennelong Point to the left. The east side of the Cove remains undeveloped.

    Reference:
    First views of Australia 1788-1825 : a history of early Sydney / Tim McCormick ... [et al.] ; foreword by Bernard Smith. Chippendale, N.S.W. : David Ell Press in association with Longueville Publications, 1987
  • Date note

    Undated
  • Conservation note

    Tears at upper left & right repaired
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