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  • Title
    Kangaroo dog owned by Mr Dunn of Castlereagh Street, Sydney, 1853 / painted by Thomas Tyrwhitt Balcombe
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 335
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, North Wall, no. 265
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas - 61 x 77 cm.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Titled chiefly from donor's description, however donor identified the owner as Mr Dann. The painting was commissioned by Nicodemus/Nicholas Dunn, a ginger beer & soda water manufacturer who lived in Castlereagh Street in the early 1850s.
    The Artist & the Patron / Patricia R McDonald & Barry Pearce. [Sydney]: Art Gallery of NSW, 1988
    Ford's Sydney Commercial Directory. Sydney: W. & F. Ford, 1851

    A painting of another kangaroo dog owned by Mr Dunn with the same title, also painted by Thomas Tyrwhitt Balcombe, is located at ML 336.
    Digital order no:a128937
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    T. Balcombe 1853 -- at lower right
  • Topic
  • Exhibited in

    Pride of place - State Library of New South Wales (27 September - 29 November, 2004)
    Tails in the city
    Paintings from the Collection

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