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Indian cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus)

Painting of a light grey bird with orange spots on chest, darker stripes on tail feathers. Perched on unattached branch with a few leaves, no other background. Inscription at bottom centre reads, "Common Hawk Cuckoo ad. (Hierococeyx varies).&...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Painting of a blue-grey bird with lighter chest and darker wings/tail feathers, posed with wings slightly out and mouth open. No background. Inscription at bottom centre reads, "Small cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Black-backed cuckoo-shrike (Coracina melanoptera)

Painting of a small grey bird with darker wings and tail, small stripes of white and black on chest. Perched on branch leading into water with some foliage on the nearby bank. Inscription, "Lanius," firmly pencilled in lower right corner.

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus)

Painting of a yellow bird with gold accents on back, white chest/belly with darker spots. Brown beak and wings. Inscription at bottom centre reads, "European or Golden Oriele [female symbol] (oriolus galbula)."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Common babbler (Turdoides caudatus)

Painting of a small brown bird with lightly striped back, lighter yellow chest, and long tail feathers. Perched on a branch with close foliage as well as small details in the distant background: trees, hills, and possibly a building. Inscription a...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

House for G.W. Grier

File consists of architectural drawings for urban house (detached, basement, 2 floors, 4 bedrooms, 3 servant's rooms; brick and stone; wall bearing) and photographs of finished exteriors. Drawings include:2 survey drawings: property plan1 ske...

Large cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)

Painting of a grey female bird of varying shades, darker on the back and lighter on the front and belly. Detailed background around the bird, with rocky outcrops and varied foliage. Inscription, "Lanius" pencilled in lower right corner.

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Letters, 1881

File consists of 26 letters, including both professional and family correspondence, dating from 1881.

Dawson, George Mercer, 1849-1901

Bay-backed shrike (Lanius vittatus)

Painting of a small, colourful bird with black face mask, blue head cap and orange back, light peach chest and belly, and black wings and tail. Perched on branch and closely surrounded by foliage with some distant trees in the background as well a...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

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