• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000046

Natural history illustrations, correspondence, and newscuttings, 1859-1961, mainly relating to Australian fauna and botany / Caroline Louisa Calvert (nee Atkinson)

  • Repository Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection
    State Library of New South Wales
  • Reference A4496-501
  • Date Range 1859 - 1908
  • Description

    Correspondence 1859-1908 including letters from W.B. Clarke, W. Woolls, and F. Mueller, manuscript of part of ‘A Voice in the Country’ published in the “Sydney Morning Herald” 1861-70 and newspaper cuttings on Calvert and Woolls and articles by Mueller [A4496]. Full copy of ‘A Voice in the Country’ with newspaper cuttings of other articles by Calvert 1861-70 [A4497]. Watercolours of ferns, apparently intended as illustrations for a book on Australian ferns [40 items, A4498]. Calvert sketchbook including sketches and watercolours of Oldbury, birds, plants and butterflies, and practice drawings [A4499]. Calvert sketchbook including watercolours and sketches of scenes [A4500]. Sketches by Calvert and others including five specimen plates for book on Australian animals and birds to be published in Germany [A4501]. Notes by Louisa Calvert; copies of presentation books [ML MSS 3849]. See also uncatalogued materials [Pic Acc 4928]. Ambrotype of Calvert [MIN 180].

  • Formats Artwork, Photographs

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  • Primary Creator
    • Atkinson, Caroline Louisa Waring (1834 - 1872)