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  • Title
    Shipping Horses / For the Government of India at Millers Point Wharf - Darling Harbour N.S. Wales / watercolour by Frederick Garling
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG SV1A/9
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1847
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - watercolour and gouache with underdrawing. Printed label attached to bottom of drawing - 33 x 45.5 cm image; 35.1 x 45.5 cm with label
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1951
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
  • General note

    During the 1840s an important trade developed exporting Australian horses to India. This watercolour depicts them being loaded into a ship at Moores Wharf at Millers Point. Above the wharf can be seen the Victoria Terraces and the offices of the French Consul M. Farramond. Garling appears to have painted the watercolour for James Grocott, an art dealer, whose printed label has been fixed to its bottom edge -- Curator Notes, Frederick Garling exhibition, State Library of NSW, 2003.
    Dated by comparision with DG V1A/26 which appears to be a copy or original of this view.
    Digital order no:a128239
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titled on printed label stuck to bottom of drawing; imprint reads "Published by J. T. Grocott, Printseller & Stationer, 476, George Street, Sydney". The view however is a watercolour and not a print.
    "J Whatman Turkey Mill" -- watermark
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