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Title: John Blaxland Gent./ Newington Kent England/ & Newington Parramatta/ N.S. Wales- watercolour on ivory miniature

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Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: MIN 57

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Descriptive note: Watercolour on ivory miniature in oval shaped gold frame with glass front and large loop at centre top for hanging. The reverse of the frame contains interwoven light-brown coloured human hair, in the centre of which is a translucent blue enamel reverse with seed pearl border (some are dislodged and loose) and monogram letters "JB" in seed pearls and white thread. The frame is stored in an oval shaped red straight grained morocco fitted case with cream satin lining, hinged lid, and two metal hooks and eyelets for fastening. Title taken from handwritten inscription on paper placed inside frame, however the inscription itself is not included in the record. Presented by Miss Walker and Mrs Nixon, grand-daughters of John Blaxland, 1931


Earliest date: 1795

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Language: English

Latest date: 1798

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: Portrait: 6.5 x 5.4 cm Framed: 7.2 x 6.0 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

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