Baillieu Library Special Collections Illustrated Volumes

All items in Baillieu Library Special Collections Illustrated Volumes (23)

Boyd, Emma Minnie, b. 1858
Often remembered as the matriarch of the artistically gifted Boyd family, Emma Minnie was an artist in her own right, exhibiting prolifically in Australia, and ...
Updated Feb. 18, 2020
Martens, Conrad, b. 1801
Well-travelled (South America, South Pacific and Australasia) English colonial watercolourist, oil painter, lithographer, sketcher and landscape artist who is one of the better known 19th ...
Updated Jan. 15, 2015
Meredith, Louisa, b. 1812
Miniaturist, watercolourist, engraver, poet, writer and botanist. She resided in Tasmania for most of her life and exhibited in many Intercolonial Exhibitions.
Updated Oct. 28, 2014
Gould, Elizabeth, b. 1804
After she asked who would draw the plates on stone, her husband answered 'Why, you, of course!' Thus began a large series of hand-coloured lithographs ...
Updated Oct. 28, 2014
Prout, John Skinner, b. 1805
Prout was a painter, lithographer, art teacher and writer. An Australian critic once described his works as 'one of those wild and scattery bits, both ...
Updated March 8, 2013
Gill, Samuel, b. 1818
Colonial era watercolourist, lithographer and presumably photographer who documented exploration and the Gold Rush in Australia.
Updated March 8, 2013
Chevalier, Nicholas, b. 1828
Painter, lithographer and illustrator born in St Petersburg, Russia. Resident of Melbourne, New Zealand and England. Chevalier was a leading and somewhat flamboyant figure in ...
Updated March 8, 2013
Shirlow, John, b. 1869
Influential Federation era Melbourne painter, etcher and cartoonist.
Updated March 8, 2013
von Guérard, Eugène, b. 1811
Arguably Australia's most important romantic landscape painter during the third quarter of the nineteenth century, von Guérard is considered to have painted over 200 works, ...
Updated March 8, 2013
Nettleton, Charles, b. 1825
A professional photographer, he is generally regarded as the major photographic recorder of Melbourne's growth from settlement to great city. Working as the official photographer ...
Updated March 8, 2013
White, John, b. 1756
Natural history collector, author and naval surgeon, he was chief surgeon on the First Fleet. He avidly collected specimens and drawings, but there is little ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Webber, John, b. 1752
Artist-draughtsman on Cook's third voyage. Webber was among the most travelled artists of his age. He was instrumental in the dissolution of the traditional concept ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Walker, Charles Bristow, b. 1835
A London-born photographer who arrived in Melbourne in 1886. He had a studio in Little Collins Street, 1888–-1897; Johnston Street, Fitzroy, 1898-1900; and Elgin Street, ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Troedel, Charles, b. 1835
Described in his obituary as 'leading exponent of the lithographic branch of the printing trade', Troedel, founder of the legacy of what eventually became the ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Terry, Frederic Casemero, b. 1825
One of Sydney's foremost artists and illustrators in the 1860s, Terry was born in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Rodius, Charles, b. 1802
Charles (Rhodius) Rodius was a portraitist, illustrator, draughtsman, lithographer and singer. He was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a reticule containing a handkerchief, ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Melville, Harden Sidney, b. 1824
A painter of English origin, he conducted the first official hydrographic survey of the north-east coast of Australia in 1842-46. He regretted this time given ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Mason, Cyrus, b. 1829
English colonial male lithographer, watercolourist, and draughtsman. His diverse career included writing and illustrating children's books, teaching, publishing newspapers, public speaking and founding music and ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Lycett, Joseph, b. 1775
Joseph Lycett was a painter. In 1811 he was convicted of forgery and transported to New South Wales for 14 years. Despite being called a ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Lewin, John William, b. 1770
Colonial Sydney painter, art teacher and naturalist, was the first free artist to settle in New South Wales and attempted to make a living as ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Gould, John, b. 1804
For an artist with no formal training and who had his beginning as a gardener and taxidermist, John Gould produced an enormous quantity of fine ...
Updated Nov. 20, 2012
Angas, George French, b. 1822
A watercolour and natural history painter, many of Angas's sketches from his travels as a naturalist in the mid 1800s became the basis for lithographic ...
Updated June 4, 2012