England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

Bombyx nasuta. 14 May 1803
Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'A natural history of the Lepidopterous insects of New South Wales'. London: J. H. Bohte, 1822
Page: plate 5, facing page 6
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, 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

Dimensions: printed image 20.2 h x 15.0 w cm plate-mark 20.2 h x 15.2 w sheet 25.8 h x 20.0 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3069.6
Subject: Australia, Animal: Insect Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tim and Anne McCormick, Sydney, September 1983.