Strutt, William 1825-1915 :Notes of expenditure in New Plymouth, New Zealand, 1855-6

Date
1855 - 1856
By
Strutt, William, 1825-1915; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
E-442
Description

2 sketches at back of volume showing cows and horses - preliminary sketches for Strutt's well-known Australian bush-fire painting "Black Thursday"

Largely notes of expenditure in New Zealand. Contains only 2 sketches,

Other Titles - Black Thursday [preliminary sketches]; 1856 New Zealand [cover title]; 1855 New Zealand notes expenditure &c &c [end-paper title]

Quantity: 1 sketchbook(s) MS notes in notebook, with pencil drawings, housed with sketchbook in half blue morocco & linen case.

Physical Description: 2 pencil drawings & holograph notes in ink & pencil, in note-book, embossed morocco binding, page size 83 x 124 mm

Provenance: Purchased by Alexander Turnbull in May 1913 from Sydney dealers Angus and Robertson. They had purchased this diary (and the sketchbook at E-441) along with the albums at E-452-f and E-453-f from the artist in London.

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - with sketchbook, April 1989.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
1 sketchbook(s) MS notes in notebook, with pencil drawings, housed with sketchbook in half blue morocco & linen case, Works of art, Pencil works, 2 pencil drawings & holograph notes in ink & pencil, in note-book, embossed morocco binding, page size 83 x 124 mm
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