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  • Title
    Sketches in New South Wales and Tasmania, 1827-1832 / drawn by John Thompson. Includes portraits of Woureddy and Truggernana drawn by Thomas Bock
  • Call number
    DL PXX 31
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  • Physical Description
    Albums - 1 album (9 pencil drawings, 4 wash drawings and 2 watercolours) - 35.5 x 50 cm. - ;
  • Scope and Content
    1a. Near Lighthouse looking to North Head. 1830
    1b. Forest Scene - showing Iron bark from 100 to 200 feet high - in proportion to figure. 1830
    2a. From Mud Bank Botany Bay - mouth of Cooks River 1830
    2b. From South Head Road looking towards Botany Bay n.d.
    3a. View from Sydney of the Haunted Mill in Cockle Bay. 1832
    3b. Cleared Land. View from Littleham near Liverpool in Cumberland looking towards the Blue Mtns. 1832
    4a. Sydney from the West. St. James Church - the Rum Hospital - Levy's Mill & Theatre - Police Office etc. 1832
    4b. Mount Dromedary from the Ferry at Stony Point River Derwent V.D. Land 1832
    5a. Forest Scene on the Sea Coast between Port Jackson and Botany Bay, the Blue Mountains in the distance. 1832
    5b. Military Bathing Ho.[House] Cockle Bay the North Shore of Port Jackson in the distance, on the right shells burning for Lime - on the left a Wood Boat, with a branch for a sail. 1832 Jackson, on the right
    6. From Govt. House Hobart Town Nov. 1827. Pencil. 26.2 x 32.3 cm. Unsigned, `T' inscribed at lower right. Titled and dated in unknown hand below sketch.
    7. Hobart Town from S.W. June 1829
    8. The Company's Establishment at the Hampshire Hill V.D. Land From Nature 1829. Pencil & wash. 24 x 33 cm. Unsigned,
    9. Woureddy, Native of Brune Island, Van Diemen's Land. Watercolour. 28.2 x 21.2 cm. Unsigned ,'T' inscribed in lower right.
    10. Truggernana: Native of the southern part of Van Diemen's Land. Watercolour. 27.9 x 20.5 cm. Unsigned, 'T' inscribed at lower right.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge:: Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Album probably compiled by Sir William Dixson.
    No. 6 attributed to J. Thompson by Sir W. Dixson (see DL ref. WD 53, p.101)
    No. 9 and no. 10 attributed to Thomas Bock after comparison with his drawings of 'Jenny' (SV 108) and 'Jemmy' (V/109). For further information on Thomas Bock drawings held by the Library see PXn 283
    No. 9 exhibited in 'A Century of portraits : an exhibition of portraits selected from the collections of the Mitchell and Dixson Galleries'
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823552
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