Show Work

Title: Drawings / Album of watercolour drawings of Australian natural history, owned by Robert Anderson Seton, ca. 1800

Creator: Unknown

Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: PXA 914

Title type: repository

Attribution qualifier:



Descriptive note: 1 album of 151 pages, bound in contemporary half calf over marble boards, and with the spine with raised bands. Titled on spine. Album contains 89 drawings on 63 pages. Album is comprised of copies of sketches from Governor John Hunter's sketchbook, 'Birds & Flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, 89 & 90' which is now in the National Library. Images lack the detail of the Hunter drawings and the last four drawings of fish (pp. 141 and 143) are not in Hunter's album.


Earliest date: c. 1800

Extent creator:


Label related work:

Language: English

Latest date: c. 1800

Link related work:

Link resource:;thumbs=1

Materials techniques: watercolour

Materials techniques 2:

Measurements: 29.3 x 25.0 x 2.2 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

Record type: volume

Related work:

Rights for work:

Source of title:



Subject term:

| Back