Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright
Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales | Licence: Out of copyright

Voyage a Bathurst (nouv. holl.), Une vue de Prospect Hill, Maison de Camp de M. Lawson, 1819 / by J. Alphonse Pellion

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Contents: "A view of Prospect Hill, New South Wales, property of William Lawson, 1819, by Frenchman J. Alphonse Pellion (1776-1868). The watercolour and ink drawing is on watermarked Montgolfier paper. There is a pencil inscription along the lower edge, below the image, 'Voyage a Bathurst (nouv. holl.), Une vue de Prospect Hill, Maison de Camp de M. Lawson'.

The scene depicts a rural residence, surrounded by the cleared, fenced and cultivated fields on the estate of soldier, surveyor, explorer and pastoralist, William Lawson (1774-1850)."

Biographical History: Alphonse Pellion was a mid-shipman on board the French vessel L'Uraine, commanded by Louis de Freycinet, during its round the world trip between 1817 and 1820.

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Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Prospect Hill, New South Wales, Australia

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