Object Detail


Description
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"
Collection
Bett Loan Collection
Art Collection Number
AC337
Classification
Drawing/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Measurements
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
graphite/Art
Media and Materials Description
Paper
Date
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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