John LEWIN, Sphinx oldenlandiae. Enlarge 1 /1

John LEWIN

England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

Sphinx oldenlandiae. 29 December 1803
Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'A natural history of the Lepidopterous insects of New South Wales'. London: J. H. Bohte, 1822
Page: plate 3, facing page 4
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd edition
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 20.0 h x 15.0 w cm plate-mark 20.0 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3069.4
Subject: Australia, Animal: Insect Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tim and Anne McCormick, Sydney, September 1983.