Paintings, Posters and Sketches

The Maritime Records and Research Centre holds a collection of 1,420 maritime related items of paintings, sketches, engravings and postcards. These items have been categorised into 6 different categories. Please note that within each category some items are framed and some are unframed. These categories, and the number of items held for each category, are:

 Categories Number
Engravings 8
Etchings 17
Sketches 110
Poster / Artwork 63
Paintings 90
Postcard 1132

Any of the above items held by the Maritime Records and Research Centre can be viewed by making an appointment with the volunteers at the Centre.


The Maritime Records and Research Centre is located at Wharf 7, 58 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, is open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays except for public holidays, and may be visited by prior appointment.


For further information contact the Maritime Records and Research Centre’s Curator on 02 9298 3850 or [email protected]/home


The volunteer staff have prepared some images as a sample of the paintings held by the Centre. These images are shown below.