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England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

A natural history of the lepidopterous insects of New South Wales [collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature, by John William Lewin]. 1822 Description: a bound book of [74] pp, [2] end papers and [19] etchings, with a brown leather and marbled paper cover

Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'A natural history of the Lepidopterous insects of New South Wales.'. London: J. H. Bohte, 1822
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper etchings, each printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured; letterpress text Support: paper
Edition State: 2nd edition
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: London: J.H. Bohte

Dimensions: page 25.8 h x 20.0 w cm book (closed) 26.4 h x 20.8 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3069.1-19
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Animal: Insect
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tim and Anne McCormick, Sydney, September 1983.