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Painting - 'Cornubian House', William Tibbits, Framed, circa 1870 Image Reg. No: HT 27776

Summary:
Framed painting by William Tibbits, titled 'Cornubian House The Property of Burall Esqr Daylesford', in watercolour, pen and ink.

William Taylor Smith Tibbits (circa 1837-1906) was a Victorian watercolourist and lithographer, who specialised in painting commercial, residential and industrial buildings and landscapes.

Joseph Burall was a manager for several mines operating in the Daylesford area between 1865 and 1872, including Band of Hope Quartz-Mining Company, Palmerston Quartz-Mining Company, North Fear-Not Quartz-Mining Company, Argus Quartz Mining Company and Confluence Gold Mining Company.
Description:
A painting of a white weatherboard home, showing front yard and left hand side. Mounted and framed, behind glass. Some text and/or numbers slightly visible but illegible on sheet beneath mount.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 513 mm (Height), 582 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Above dimensions are for the framed image. Size of image only is 350 mm wide by 250 mm high.

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Tagged with: rural victoria, homes, rural landscapes, weatherboards
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Inscriptions: Lower right corner, brown ink: ' Drawn By W. TIBBITS (Qvbsi) NEIL ST Ballarat '
Central, below image, brown ink: ' CORNUBIAN HOUSE/ The Property of Burall Esqr / DAYLESFORD '
Artist: Mr William Tibbits, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1870
Commissioned By (Probable): Mr Joseph Burrall, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1870
References: Information for William Tibbits: http://www.daao.org.au/main/read/6161 - Retrieved 17 Dec 2010
Information for Joseph Burall from NLA Newspaper database, various articles: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=%22joseph+burall%22&;s=20 - Retrieved 17 Dec 2010
State Library Victoria also has the painting: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/b/2/8/doc/b28665.shtml - Retrieved 17 Dec 2010

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