Miscellany: Australasia, Indonesia and the Pacific, 18th-20th centuries

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Miscellany: Australasia, Indonesia and the Pacific, 18th-20th centuries. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Material formerly held in the Western Manuscripts Department's Autograph Letters Sequence, brought together in this form in 1989 as a result of the National Library of Australia's Australian Joint Copying Project.



Physical description

1 item

Acquisition note

Purchased from: Robinson, Fisher, London, July 1925 (acc.78750); Charavay, Paris, October 1928 / April 1929 (acc.63700) and January 1934 (acc.67097); Stevens, London, January 1929 (acc.74959), March 1930 (acc.56583), September 1930 (acc.56557, 56575, 73067 and 73205-73206) and March 1931 (acc.56471, 56473-56474, 56482-56483, 56486, 68126 and 68133); Sotheby's, London, February 1930 (acc.52479) and September 1930 (acc.56557); Puttick and Simpson, May 1930 (acc.62824); Degranges, Paris, June 1930 (acc.67390) and October 1930 (acc.63459); Huscombe's, July 1931 (acc.67561); Sotheby's, London, July 1931 (acc.57468); Glendining, London, November 1931 (acc.67583), October 1933 (acc.67780), August 1934 (acc.67912) and February 1935 (acc.68005); probably from Desgranges or Charavay, Paris, circa October 1933 (acc.66365); either from Desgranges, Paris, January 1936, or Glendining, London, c.1932 (acc.69293-69294); Mrs. Watson, Burnley, March 1945 (acc.72200), presumably once part of the Thomas Madden Stone autograph collection; Dawson & Sons, c.December 1953 (acc.96467). Provenance details of nos.5, 21, 23, 55 and 57-59 not recorded (acc.67430). No.7 is endorsed as being a copy of an item in the posession of Dr. Dooley of the Ministry of Health, but no details of its acquisition by the Library are recorded. No accession details recorded for nos.17 and 27.

Location of duplicates

Copies of these items are held by the National Library of Australia following that institution's Australian Joint Copying Project in the early 1990s.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts


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  • Various - see Acquisition note.