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909906
  • Title
    Readett family photographs and drawings, ca.1880-ca 1950
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXE 1394/Box 1
    PXE 1394/Box 2
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1880-ca. 1950
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    909906
  • Physical Description
    13 drawings - 32 x 20 cm and smaller - watercolour, pencil, pen & ink:
    Approx. 160 photographs - 26 x 20 cm and smaller
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    C. W. Readett was a lawyer. He married twice. His first wife was a Dangar(?). His second wife was Lucy Spence Hogarth, daughter of Henry Hogarth. They had nine children and lived at Dungog, Parramatta and Burwood/Croydon.
  • Scope and Content
    Box 1
    Approx. 160 photographs. Mainly family members including C. W. Readett, Lucy Readett (nee Hogarth), and their children Leslie, Marjorie, and Dorothy. Also includes views in Armidale and New Zealand.

    Box 2
    13 drawings, watercolour, pen & ink, pencil by C. W. (Charles Wood) Readett. Portraits of legal figures and politicians.

    Forms part of Readett and Hogarth families, 1843-1955 papers at MLMSS 4816
  • Source
    Presented by Miss M. Readett, March 1985 Pic.Acc.5812
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: created before 1955 (photographs); artist died before 1955 (drawings)
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of
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  • General note

    Pic.Acc. Update Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.5812 as part of the eRecords Project, 2012-2013


    Keyword subject:
    Readett family
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Majority of drawings are signed.
    A small number of photographs are identified.
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