Old Catalogue
Manuscripts, oral history and pictures catalogue
Adlib Internet Server 5
Try the new catalogue. Start exploring now ›


  • Title
    Govemt [i.e. Government] House, Sydney, 1819 / [watercolour drawing attributed to J. Lycett]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    V1/Pub/Gov H/5
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 1 watercolour drawing - 32.7 x 44.1 cm. (within framelines) ; 35.7 x 46.9 cm. (sheet)
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    The work is not signed.
    Above frame lines is a pencil inscription in an unknown hand, "Government House Sydney"
    This drawing was formerly attributed to J.W. Lewin, however, the work bears stylistic similarities to Joseph Lycett. -- Manager, Original Materials, March 2005.
    Digital order no:a928164
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titled and dated in ink on reverse, at lower right, "Govemnt House / Sydney / John Watts / ADC / March 1819"
    Across centre back in pencil (almost illegible), "With View of Government House from the Cove"
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Billy Blue's house, domed roof, left
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Open Rosetta viewer

View Media Files

Share this result by email