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  • Title
    [A family group with canoe, possibly near Clovelly House, Watsons Bay], 1886 / painted by William Pitt Wilshire
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ML 569
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, West Wall, no. 16
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  • Type of material
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  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on board - image 46 x 61 cm. in plantation timber frame 49 x 64 cm.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Title devised by Curator, Research & Discovery, August 2018.
  • Variant title

  • General note

    At PXn 602 is a photograph of the original ink inscriptions on the back of the canvas, which were covered when the painting was laid onto masonite. At the lower left is 'W.P. Wilshire / pinx. 1886. / AEtat 78." At lower right is "Aborigines of Queensland / from a Photograph." At lower centre is a label pasted onto the canvas which is addressed to the Trustees of the Mitchell Library, as a direction for the painting's donation to the Library. The label, from Mrs John Bibb, of Mosman, is dated "3.9.19" or 3 September 1919.

    Digital order no:a928887
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  • Exhibited in

    Paintings from the Collection - State Library of New South Wales (2018)
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