England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

Government House Parramatta. December 1806 5 December 1806 Place made: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, black pencil and watercolour with ruled border in black ink Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in pen and black ink, 'J W Lewin A.I.S. Dec 5th 1806'. Inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Parramatta, New South Wales'. Inscribed verso lower right in pen and black ink, 'A view - of - Goverment [sic] House Parramatta -'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '814a / Nutting / Don't paste / 158...illeg / 16 x 13 1/2 / 33 ...illeg / [15 1/2 x 13 crossed out]'. Inscribed on old backing matt (separated from work) upper left in black pencil, '...(illeg) with...(illeg)/...(illeg) plywood/Gerry Daniel'.
Dimensions: image 15.2 h x 21.9 w cm sheet 15.5 h x 22.2 w cm backing 23.0 h x 30.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.3
  • William Bligh; by descent to his daughter; the Nutting Family, New Zealand