Item 100 &101 - Sketches of Rosedale

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Sketches of Rosedale


  • c1850-1854 (Creation)

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2 sketches

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Second son of John Leake (1780-1865) and Elizabeth Bel l(1786-1852). Born in Yorkshire he emigrated with his family to Van Diemen's land in 1823. He studied medicine in Kiel and Dublinand later received an MD. from Kiel University. His art became a professional sideline and he painted many Tasmanian scenes.

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Two pen sketches of Rosedale showing tower and weather vane, porticos and terraces, conservatory, stables etc, gardens. Drawn by John Travis Leake, c1850 - 1854

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

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