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887458
  • Title
    Osmond Gilles, landowner, 1849 / lithograph by S.T. Gill
  • Creator
  • Call number
    P1/627
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1849
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    887458
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 print - image 15.5 cm diameter ; in mount 20 cm square - lithograph
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    In 1849 a series of twenty-two lithographed drawings of prominent South Australian citizens called 'Heads of the People' was published in Adelaide; Gill sketched these from life and drew them on the stone, and at the time the portraits were accepted as admirable likenesses.

    Reference:
    S.T. Gill entry in: Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/ (accessed February 8, 2010)
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: created before 1955
  • General note

    Transferred from P1/Gilles, Osmond (BM), February 2010

    A copy of this print is held in the Mortlock Pictorial Collection, State Library of South Australia
    Digital order no:a4216027
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Nothing like O.G." -- printed on the lower edge of the print
    "S.T.G." -- printed beneath the walking stick in the print
    "Osmond Gilles, a great landowner, South Australia" -- in pencil on the lower edge of the print
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