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Conrad Martens, Governor Bourke’s statue, overlooking the Harbour, 1842
Despite opposition to many of his views favouring religious tolerance, emancipation and government education, Sir Ric
Conrad Martens, Sydney from Sandy [Rose] Bay, 1840
The title of this view from Rose Bay (often called Sandy Bay at this time), is taken from Conrad Martens’ account boo
Conrad Martens, View from the window, 1842
This view of Sydney Cove taken from Cumberland and Fort streets on the Rocks, facing east, clearly shows the lack of
Conrad Martens, The Macdonald River, Wiseman’s Road, 1840
Heading home in 1838, after a month-long trip to the Blue Mountains, Conrad Martens sketched the junction of the Hawk
Conrad Martens, Mount King George from the Bathurst Road, 1848
From the time he arrived in Sydney in 1835, Conrad Martens travelled extensively through New South Wales, sketching v
Joseph Fowles, Emu Hall, Penrith, 1866
Emu Hall, completed by 1852, was one of the earliest and most substantial residences in Penrith.
Joseph Fowles, View of Bungarribee NSW, 1858
Joseph Fowles arrived in Sydney from London in 1838, accompanied by his wife.
Edward Roper, Gold diggings, Ararat, c 1858
Edward Roper has depicted the gold rush at Ararat, south-west Victoria, at its peak in the late 1850s.
Attributed to David Tulloch, Mining camp, possibly Victorian, c 1855-60
This picture of a mining camp is attributed to David Tulloch, illustrator and engraver, who is known to have made ske
William Light, View of Proposed Town of Adelaide, c 1836
Colonel William Light was appointed as the first Surveyor-General for South Australia in February 1836, his main task
George Edwards Peacock, Customs House and part of Circular Wharf, Sydney NSW, 1845
In this view, George Peacock has chosen to depict Customs House from the east side of Sydney Cove, looking back into
George Edwards Peacock, Customs House and Circular Quay, Sydney NSW, 1845
To accommodate the growing demands on the Customs Office due to the expansion of maritime trade to the colony, Govern
George Edwards Peacock, View of Lyons Terrace, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW, 1849
This row of five terraces, facing Hyde Park on Liverpool Street in Sydney, were located opposite where the Anzac Memo
George Edwards Peacock, View of part of Woolloomooloo and Mr Barker’s house and mills with Bradleys Point, 1844
George Peacock made many views of the villas and vistas around Darlinghurst.
Joseph Backler, Margaret Moore Smail, 1858
The daughter of a farmer, Margaret Moore Smail arrived in New South Wales from Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, Irela
Unknown artist, Captain Patrick Logan, c 1825
Patrick Logan is pictured wearing the standard issue NSW military scarlet wool coat with a tan collar.
Attributed to Joseph Fowles, Major James Nunn, Australian Mounted Infantry, c 1840
James Winniett Nunn, of the NSW Mounted Police, was allegedly responsible, as officer in charge, for the massacre of
possibly by William Owen or Frederick Richard Say, Alexander Macleay, before 1848
Scottish-born Alexander Macleay, aged 58, came out of retirement to take up an appointment as Colonial Secretary to N
Unknown artist, Elizabeth Macleay, before 1847
Eliza Macleay (née Barclay), immigrated to Sydney with her husband, Alexander, and six daughters in 1825.
Maurice Felton, Victoria 1st, 1841
The coronation of Queen Victoria on 28 June 1838 was an event of great interest to British subjects all over the worl
Maurice Felton, Thomas Chapman & Master Robert Cooper Tertius, 1840
This beautifully executed portrait by Maurice Felton, the largest of all his surviving works, is a statement of class
Maurice Felton, Lieutenant JJ Peters, late 28th Regiment, 1840
Maurice Felton arrived in Sydney in 1839 with his wife and four children.
Joseph Backler, Sarah Cobcroft , 1856
Sarah Cobcroft was born in 1772 and came to Sydney as a free settler in 1790, probably following her convict partner
Joseph Backler, Hannah Watson, 1849
Hannah Watson (née Hostage) married Thomas Watson in Kent, England, in 1818 and the couple moved to Australia in 1821
Unknown artist, Solomon Wiseman, c 1820–38
The identity of this sitter, Solomon Wiseman, was provided by a family descendant.
Joseph Backler, Alexander Smail , 1860
The artist Joseph Backler arrived in Australia as a convict.
Angelo Collen Hayter, Caroline Chisholm, 1852
Caroline Chisholm was 44 years old when this portrait was painted.
Marshall Claxton, Dr James Mitchell, 1854
Marshall Claxton, a Royal Academy of London-trained artist, arrived in Sydney in 1850, hoping to find new markets for