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Mitchell, Sarah and Mitchell, Catherine (1875) Kate taught her dog Caleb to find her whip. 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 (Unpublished)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 1875.

Sketch 48, taken 1875, by Catherine Mitchell.

Kate taught her dog Caleb to find her whip

Emily Giblin got us to take this paper out & thought Kate would take it better at the spot but I don’t think it was – Emily Giblin with spectacles on, Harriet Mayson, self, Oliver Latham, George Pennefather, Arthur Giblin, Mark & Kate. P. M, - We went out at the back valley for a picnic – Caleb dog is there. Kate taught it to go back & find her whip & stand against the saddle & give it to her – Hide her kerchief, in the sand & afterward send it to look for it, it would let the wind blow from her track & smell it, rung & bring it to her. Emily Gilblin afterward Mrs Crawford Maxwell.

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, The Royal Society of Tasmania, Emily Giblin, Mrs Crawford Maxwell, Harriet Mayson, Oliver Latham, George Pennefather, Arthur Giblin, Mark S Mitchell, picnic, Caleb, dog, games.
Publisher: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections and The Royal Society of Tasmania
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This is an unpublished literary work created in the late 19th century. 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: 28 Sep 2017 05:16
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 06:47
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