Augustus EARLEJohn R. SMITH, The sick berth Enlarge 1 /1

Augustus EARLE

Middlesex, England 1793 – 1838

print after

  • Australia and New Zealand 1825-28


London, England 1775 – New York, New York, United States of America 1849


  • United States of America by April 1809

The sick berth 1818, after Place made: United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand- tinted in watercolour Support: paper
Edition State: published state?
Impression: proof
Edition: print run unknown; only known impression

Dimensions: plate-mark 19.0 h x 20.6 w cm sheet 19.4 h x 28.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.105.60
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Raymond Spiller, relative of Augustus Earle, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1978.