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890193
  • Title
    Illuminated address and pen/pencil presented to James Hartwell Williams, by the Consular Corps at Sydney on his retirement as Consul for the United States of America, 1858
  • Creator
  • Call number
    R 532
    R 533
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    6th February, 1858
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    890193
  • Physical Description
    1 illuminated scroll - 19.7 x 11.8 cm - parchment, watercolour and ink, gold painted wooden ends
    1 pen/pencil - ornately decorated in rolled gold, with red cut-glass mounted on the end
  • Scope and Content
    R 532
    Illuminated scroll housed in a black velvet-lined box. At upper centre of the scroll is a representation of the seal of America. Along the left side and on either side of the seal are representations of twenty flags. Seventeen signatures with titles are appended to the address dated '6th February, 1858'.

    R 533
    Pen/pencil : ornately decorated in rolled gold, with red cut-glass mounted on the end. It has a retractable nib and propelling pencil and is filed in the case with the scroll.
  • Source
    Presented by John Hartwell Williams, July 1971 Pic.Acc.2318
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Description source

    Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
  • General note

    Keyword subjects:
    Consular Corps
    Digital order no:Album ID : 997827
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