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  • Title
    View of Sydney Port Jackson, New South Wales, taken from the Rocks on the western side of the Cove, ca. 1803 / drawn by John William Lancashire
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG SV1/60
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1803
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - watercolour on paper - 33 x 48 cm at widest points

    William John Lancashire was sentenced in England on 6th April 1796 for seven years. His various occupations were draughtsman and painter. Crimes he committed in Sydney were mainly for forgery. The last known record for him was in 1807.

    Australian Dictionary of Biography Online edition.
    (accessed April, 2008)
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • Published Information
    Encyclopaedia of Australian art by Alan McCulloch. Dictionary of Australian Artists.
  • General note

    Transferred from DG 52 in 1985

    Frame filed at F190
    Digital order no:a928474
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Signed and dated, ‘John William Lancashire Delt, 18[illegible]’, lower right.
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Dated from Sir William Dixson’s records PXn 699; Lancashire’s period in Sydney 1798-1806; details depicted in the view of Simeon Lord’s house begun in 1803, see PXn 265, p.6-8.
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Exhibited in

    Lost Gardens - Museum of Sydney (29 July - 13 December, 2008)
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