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William Leigh - Valley of the Hunter between Maitland and Morpeth (1853)

Item 44. Valley of the Hunter between Maitland and Morpeth[?]. Oct 31/53. 18.5 x 27.4 cm.
From: William Leigh – Coloured sketches. South Australia, New South Wales, New Zealand, Cape of Good Hope, 1853… 28 more words

European People

Bathing Beauty

Here is a watercolour portrait of my mother using an old photograph taken by my father as reference.


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. 517 more words

European People

How to Milk a Cow

When I was a teenager we had a cottage in the Eastern Townships in Quebec.  Our closest neighbours lived on a farm where we all learned how to milk a cow by hand. 31 more words


On Paper Today

A misty and damp Saturday morning, while waiting for the sun to appear.

Inspiration returned and a quick sketch before going for my walk.  It’s a familiar scene where we used to hang out, when Brian was still strong enough to volunteer his time down at the Brighton Yacht Club just so he could be around boats and water on weekends. 6 more words


Today Photography

The weather is woeful today.  My daily walk was less than 40 minutes instead of almost an hour on a nice day.  The sun appeared intermittently and I was glad to be back home before the downpour. 380 more words