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South west view of Parramatta in New South Wales 1811 / artist unknown
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Title:
South west view of Parramatta in New South Wales, 1811 / artist unknown
Date:
[1811]
Format:
1 painting: watercolour on paper : 26 x 42 cm.
Inscription:
Not signed. Not dated. Titled 'A S.W. View of Parramatta in New S. Wales' in ink on verso in a contemporary hand. Inscribed '1811' in pencil on verso.
Subject:
Description:
This view relates to an engraving published by James Whittle and Richard H. Laurie in London in 1814. It was one of a group of watercolours sold by Messrs Puttick & Simpson in London in March 1918 by one William Kettle apparently acting on behalf of the firm of Whittle & Laurie. [ref: Tim McCormick First views of Australia 1788-1825 1987, pp.175, 278]
The goal is visible to the right of the bridge while Government House can be seen up the slope in the centre background.
Provenance:
Puttick & Simpson (London) March 1918; Collection of Miles Barne; Caroline Simpson Collection, Clyde Bank, The Rocks, Sydney, 1992-2004.
Published in:
Tim McCormick First views of Australia 1788-1825 1987, plate 138 (page 174)
Source:
Museum of Sydney ; MOS2005/17
Rights:
You may save or print this image for research and study. If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must contact Sydney Living Museums to request permission.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
31759