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853130
  • Title
    Sketches, 1840-1848 / John Skinner Prout
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DL PX 49
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1840-1848
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    853130
  • Issue Copy
    Copy print : DL PX 49
    Available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
  • Physical Description
    9 drawings - various sizes - pencil
  • Scope and Content
    The scenes are mostly of places around Sydney, but there are some in Tasmania and the Illawarra.

    DL PX 49

    F.1 Bondi - New South Wales
    F.2 Quarantine Burying Ground Port Jackson
    F.3 On the Nieve [ sic ] at Marlbro V.D.L.
    F.4 Mount Kembla Illawarra
    F.5 Pick'd up at a picnic Oyster Bay Sydney
    F.6 Bottle & Glass from Vaucluse
    F.7 Scarbro Bay New South Wales
    F.8 Scene showing man with bottles sitting near rocks
    F.9 Bush Eroulee
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Description source

    Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2008-2009
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    All the sketches are signed 'J.S. Prout' or 'J.S.P.'. All sketches are titled. The cover is titled 'Sketches/J.S. Prout'.
  • Date note

    Five sketches are dated between 1841 and 1846. The undated sketches are attributed to the time of Prout's stay in Australia.
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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