The first painting shown here is by George Hart Taylor of Mt Lindesay which was on Maroon's southern boundary. Unfortunately the painting has been badly damaged by light, with the original colour only showing at the top because of previous poor framing.1)
A romantic view of Queensland home life by George Hart Taylor, January 1862.2) Mt Barney, painted by George Hart Taylor.3)

The Murray-Prior papers at the Mitchell Library also include these three watercolours by George Hart Taylor,4) presumably of scenes at Maroon:

There is another watercolour of Maroon by George Hart Taylor in the NLA.5)

Provenance: J. Godden
source Dianne Byrne
email to J. Godden, 12 January 2009 from Dianne Byrne, Librarian Original Materials, Heritage Collections, State Library of Queensland. Painting now owned by Dianne
ML PXA1403/2
M-P papers, NLA, MS7801, folder 44.
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