Historic Stroud, Port Stephens and Tahlee in Colonial Art

A collection of watercolours, sketches and engravings recently digitised by the State Library of NSW contain a number of interesting art works of church buildings, landscapes and individuals relating to the Hunter Region and beyond. The title is “Collection of sketches by J. W. Lewin, P. P. King, P. G. King and others, 1793-1850” Compiled … More Historic Stroud, Port Stephens and Tahlee in Colonial Art

Professor Michael Rosenthal on Edward Charles Close

Panorama of Newcastle 1821 formerly attributed to Sophia Campbell, currently acknowledged as the work of Edward Charles Close. Click on image for a larger view. (Courtesy of the State Library of NSW) The School of Humanities and Social Science is proud to present the first of its 2012 History Seminar series in Cultural Collections Auchmuty … More Professor Michael Rosenthal on Edward Charles Close