George BAXTERWilliam WESTALL, Cape Wilberforce, Australia. Enlarge 1 /1


Lewes, England 1804 – Sydenham, England 1867


England 1781 – 1850

print after

  • Australian waters 1801-05

Cape Wilberforce, Australia. 1837
Collection Title: 'The Pictorial Album; or, Cabinet of Paintings for the Year 1837. Containing Eleven Designs, Executed in Oil Colours, By G. Baxter, From the Original Pictures, with Illustrations in Verse and Prose'. London: Chapman & Hall, 1837.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving and etching, printed in colour (Baxter print), from multiple blocks Support: laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: London: Baxter

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner of sheet in pencil, '6 x 53/4'.
Dimensions: printed image 9.3 h x 13.9 w cm sheet 16.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1627
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Northern Territory
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutsch Fine Art, Melbourne, 1981.