1 - Fort Macquarie (on Bennelong Point)
2 - Government House Stables
3 - John Palmer's Windmill; and behind it, Hyde Park Barracks
4 - General Hospital (The "Rum Hospital")
5 - Billy Blue's House
6 - St James' Church
7 - Government House
8 - Judge Advocate's second house
9 - Government Wharf
10 - Military Barracks
11 - Commissariat Stores
12 - St Phillip's Church
13 - Second Government Windmill (Military Mill)
14 - Military Hospital
15 - Third Government Windmill (Smock-Mill)
16 - Fort Phillip and the remains of first Government Windmill
17 - Dawes Point Battery
North View of Sidney, New South Wales
17.5 x 28 cm.
Inscribed: "I Lycett, Delt. et Execute".
[Delt. = delineavit: drew the scene; Exect. = executit: carried out the engraving]
Described below the image as: "London, Published 1825, by J. Souter 73. St. Pauls Church Yard."
Published initially in monthly parts, and later collated in Joseph
Lycett, Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land
delineated, in fifty views.... London; John Souter, 1824; appeared as
'North View of Sidney, New South Wales' is based upon a drawing made by
Lycett prior to his departure from the colony in September 1822. It
includes topographical features and buildings not present when he left,
such as, St. James' Church, whose completion he anticipated in his
Joseph Lycett (c.1775-1828)
Convict, landscape painter.
Convicted of forgery and transported to NSW for 14 years; arrived in NSW in 1813.
Joseph Lycett: convict artist. (ed.) John McPhee. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2006.
McCormick, Tim. First Views of Australia 1788-1825: a History of Early
Sydney. Sydney: David Ell Press, 1987.
Turner, John. Joseph Lycett: Governor Macquarie's convict artist.
Newcastle: Hunter History Publication, 1997.