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9623540
  • Title
    Jacob Janssen watercolours of Sydney, 1842-1856 / drawn by Jacob Janssen
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXD 1493/Items 1-6
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1842-1856
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    9623540
  • Physical Description
    6 drawings - watercolour
  • Collection history
    From a private collection in New South Wales. The current owner purchased the works from dealer Chris Deutscher in the early 1980s from a gallery in Fitzroy, Melbourne.
  • Scope and Content
    Six watercolours by Jacob Janssen drawn with body colour, gum Arabic and some scratching out, on paper, depicting scenes from Sydney, ca. 1842-1856.

    Item 1: [Macquarie Lighthouse looking north], 1842 / drawn by Jacob Janssen

    Item 2: [Macquarie Lighthouse looking south], 1 April, 1853 / drawn by Jacob Janssen

    Item 3: [Mrs Macquarie’s chair], 1853 / drawn by Jacob Janssen

    Item 4: [Government House with emus], 1853 / drawn by Jacob Janssen

    Item 5: [View of the harbour towards Shark Island], 1853 / drawn by Jacob Janssen

    Item 6: [View of Bronte House], February, 1856 / drawn by Jacob Janssen
  • Collection history
    From a private collection in New South Wales. The current owner purchased the works from dealer Chris Deutscher in the early 1980s from a gallery in Fitzroy, Melbourne.
  • Source
    Purchased from Justin Miller Art, December 2018
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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