Guide to the Album of Richard Jones (as filmed by the AJCP)



National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Created: 2018

Collection Summary

Jones, Richard
Album of Richard Jones (as filmed by the AJCP)
Date Range
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2 items
Language of Materials
Australian Joint Copying Project
The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) online portal was created with the assistance of the Australian Public Service Modernisation Fund, 2017-2020. The National Library of Australia gratefully acknowledges the contribution of the other foundation AJCP partners, the State Library of New South Wales and The National Archives of the UK, and all other organisations which supported the work of the AJCP, the world's most extensive collaborative copying project, operating from 1948 to 1997.


Scope and Contents

When Jones left Sydney to study at Cambridge in 1840 his friends presented him with an album of drawings, watercolours, engravings and poems. They depict members of the Jones Family, Sydney Heads, Hyde Park, St Philip's Church, the La Perouse Monument, and other places and people in Sydney.

In addition to the microfilm, colour transparencies have been made of the paintings.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Access.

Conditions Governing Use

Many of the records digitised as part of the AJCP are still in copyright. Readers wishing to publish or reproduce documents should seek permission, in the first instance, from the owner of the original material.

Preferred Citation

Acknowledgement of use of this material should refer to the location of the original material and to the Australian Joint Copying Project.

Items from this collection should include references to the location of the original material and to the AJCP nla.obj number, which serves as the online identifier for the digital copy.

Example: M Series: Journal of Capt. James Cook, 18 February 1770, British Library Add. MS 27885 (AJCP ref:

Archival History

Filmed at the private residence of Mrs I. Richards, Surrey, as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project, 1981 (AJCP Reel: M1180). Original microfilm digitised as part of the NLA AJCP Online Delivery Project, 2017-2020.

Existence and Location of Originals

The private residence of Mrs I. Richards. Surrey, England.

Existence and Location of Copies

The original AJCP microfilm of the records filmed from this collection is available at the National Library of Australia [] as well as other institutions holding AJCP microfilm.

Finding-aid Notes

This finding aid is a revised online version of the original finding aid prepared by the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP), published by the National Library of Australia in 2018. The original AJCP finding aids were unpublished typescripts or photocopies available from libraries that held copies of the original microfilm.

Dates used in this finding aid refer to the date range of the records selected for filming rather than to the date range of the Series or Files.


Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales; Jones Family; Jones, Richard; La Perouse Monument, Sydney, New South Wales; Paintings, drawings and prints: New South Wales; St Philip's Church, Sydney, New South Wales; Sydney Heads, New South Wales


Originally cited in Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook. Part 8: Miscellaneous (M) Series. Third Edition, published 1998. Entry 261, p.97.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Jones was the son of the Sydney merchant, landowner, pastoralist and Member of the Legislative Council, Richard Jones (1786-1852).

Item Descriptions

Album presented to Richard Jones when he left Sydney to study at Cambridge University, 1840 (File 1)

The album includes paintings of his mother, St. Philips Church, Sydney Heads, Bona Vista, Mrs. Ferriter, Darlinghurst, Hyde Park, the La Perouse Monument, and a graveyard at Manila and also engravings of Richard Jones, Senior, and Lieutenant Ferriter, R.N.

Photograph of the Reverend Richard Jones (File 2)