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  • Title
    Item 1: The mock trial, 1812 / attributed to Francis Greenway
  • Call number
    ML 1002
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 2, West Wall, no. 114
  • Level of description
  • Date

    August 1812
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas, timber framed - visible image 42.2 x 68.2, in frame 56.5 x 82.5 cm
  • Collection history
    Owned by the Greenway family until 1966 when they were sold at Sotheby's London, to Professor Jones.
  • Scope and Content
    Depicts a scene inside Newgate Prison, Bristol, where Francis Greenway awaited transportation in 1812
  • Access Conditions

    Access via appointment
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Work is untitled. Title devised from further research provided by the Library for the publication `Reading the Rooms' in 2023.
  • General note

    Previously titled, The mock trial, 1812 / painted by Francis Greenway
    Further provenance information, restoration and acquisition information held at Pxn 752
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Work is attributed to Francis Greenway
  • Exhibited in

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