Object Detail

Pencil drawing, with top and bottom border margins, on white paper with backing sheet. The drawing depicts ‘Bearcroft’, the residence of Dr Munro. In the foreground is a grassy lawn. In the middle-ground on a slight slope is a rectangular weatherboard cottage, of the ‘folk architecture’ style with a simple, low-pitch, lean-to verandah. The roof is a steep triangular shape with two chimneys at either end. To the right of the cottage is a small tree. Behind the cottage is a high fence, and a roof of another dwelling is visible to the left. In the background are hills.

The drawing is signed and titled "SG Octbr 1850"
Bett Loan Collection
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Drawing/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 186 x 236mm
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 188 x 242mm
Measurement Description
Sheet = 188 h x 242 w Composition = 186 h x 236 w
Media and Materials
Media and Materials Description
Oct 1850
Credit Line
Sarah Greenwood (1809 -1899). Bearcroft, the residence of Dr Munro, October 1850. Pencil drawing. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC337

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