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Boat grounding in Lisdillon Rivulet

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Mitchell, Sarah and Mitchell, Catherine (1874) Boat grounding in Lisdillon Rivulet. University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections and The Royal Society of Tasmania, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Sketch from the scrapbook of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania 1874.

Sketch 63 - Taken 10.2.1874 - by Catherine Mitchell.
Boat grounding in Lisdillon Rivulet - Out boating at Lisdillon, coming into Lisdillon Rivulet, the tide was low & we grounded Mark got out & Mr Ellison & Robert Shaw after Mark told him to. Caleb, dog, waited for us on the shore. Myself, Miss Dove, a niece of Rev. Dove of Swansea Presbyterian Church, & paid by the English Government, & he & Mrs Dove “built the Manse” at Swansea. He was short sighted, & absent minded, & lots of stories are told of him. That he rode all day with his niece with a think mask on against the sun burning her face till at last he saw it & made her take it off. When married & driving from Church, Mrs Dove took the reins & kept them always. Kate P.M, Miss Boultbee are the others in the boat.

The sketches by Catherine Penwarne (Kate), eldest daughter of John and Catherine Mitchell (of Cornwall, England, who settled at Lisdillon, East Coast Tasmania in 1852) were made between 1860 and 1876, and portray aspects of 19th Century social and domestic life. Catherine’s sketches were compiled by her sister Sarah. E.E.Mitchell. Derived from her own collection, from those of friends and relations, and from John Ball, Kate's husband, they were compiled sometime between 1928 and 1933. The sketches are mounted in an album, together with: locks of Kate's hair on red silk; a pressed fern arrangement; a coloured photograph of John and Catherine Ball; and coloured views of Buckland Churchyard in 1850, showing the grave of Paul Thomas Mitchell, aged 3 days, and in 1879 showing the grave of Catherine Penwarne Ball. The scrapbook was bequeathed to The Royal Society of Tasmania in 1946.
RS 32/4

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Sarah E.E. Mitchell, Catherine Mitchell, Tasmania, Australia, social history, 19th Century, Lisdillon, East Coast Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, boating, Lisdillon Rivulet, Mr Ellison, Robert Shaw, Mark Mitchell, Caleb, Miss Dove, Reverend Dove, Mrs Dove, Miss Boultbee, Swansea Presbyterian Church
Publisher: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections and The Royal Society of Tasmania
Copyright Information:

This is an unpublished literary work created between 1860 and 1875. Copyright subsists in this item.

Collections: Royal Society Collection > Mitchell Collection > Sketchbook Collection
Royal Society Collection
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This material may be requested from the Library for research and study purposes as provided for in the Copyright Act 1968. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

When reusing this material, please provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections, The Royal Society of Tasmania, The Mitchell Family and The Plomley Foundation. From The Royal Society of Tasmania Collection RS 32/4”

Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2016 22:12
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2017 05:29
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