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  • 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
  • Date

    1788-1797, 1808-1810
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • 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
  • General note

    This bequest also included two oil paintings of William and Elizabeth Paterson by William Owen held by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
    Colonel William Paterson, 1799 (Accession number 806)
    Mrs Paterson (wife of Colonel Paterson), 1799 (Accession number 805)
  • Creator/Author/Artist

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