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916068
  • Title
    Collection 02: Four watercolour drawings by J.W. Lewin, 1808-1810 ; Two sketches of sharks attributed to the Port Jackson Painter, ca. 1788-1797
  • Level of description
    sub-fonds
  • Date

    1788-1797, 1808-1810
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    916068
  • Physical Description
    6 drawings - watercolour
  • Collection history
    This collection of pictorial material was passed down through the family of Mrs Elizabeth Paterson nee Driver (1770-1839). Elizabeth Driver married soldier, explorer and lieutenant-governor William Paterson (1755-1810) in 1789. In 1814 Elizabeth became the second wife of soldier and lieutenant-governor Francis Grose, (1758?-1814). Elizabeth lived in retirement at Liverpool, England. Miss Helen Lacy Banning was the great-niece of Elizabeth Paterson.
  • Scope and Content
    Item 01
    [Sydney Cove], 1808 / by J.W. Lewin

    Item 02
    [Sydney Cove], 1808 / J.W. Lewin

    Item 03
    Crinum pedunculatum R. Br., 1808 / by I.W. Lewin

    Item 04
    [Platypus], 1810 / by J.W. Lewin

    Item 05
    [Little saw shark, Pristiophorus cirratus, between 1788 and 1797 / attributed to the Port Jackson Painter]

    Item 06
    [Elephant fish, Callorhinchus milii, between 1788 and 1797 / attributed to the Port Jackson Painter]
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Miss Helen Lacy Banning, 1913
  • Creator/Author/Artist

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