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Notebook/sketchbook, 1816-[ca. 1825] [manuscript]
Bib ID 42722
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bourke, Elizabeth, Lady
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description 1816-[ca. 1825] 
4 cm. (1 v.) 
Summary

Notebook/sketchbook containing undated botanical notes and sketches probably by Elizabeth Bourke. The sketches are mostly in pencil and depict Irish scenes and rivers, while the botanical notes related to European, South African and Tasmanian specimens. The volume also contains nine pages of anecdotes copied out by Richard Bourke in 1816 from a commonplace book of Edmond Malone.

Biography/History

Wife of Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of N.S.W.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 8143.

Subjects Bourke, Elizabeth, Lady, -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.  |  Botany -- Tasmania.  |  Botany -- South Africa.
Time Coverage 1816-1825 
Occupation Governors.
Other authors/contributors Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855  |  Malone, Edmond

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