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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.