England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0


  • Australia 1812-19


Coventry, England born 1771 – after 1812

print after

  • Australia 1801 - after 1812?

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814


  • Australia 1798-1814

View of part of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales. Taken from Dawes's Point. c.1812
Collection Title: Views in New South Wales. Sydney: West, 1813
Page: plate 9
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: proof before letters, etched letters
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 21.8 h x 36.2 w cm plate-mark 29.6 h x 42.6 w cm sheet 31.0 h x 47.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.475
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House, Sydney, 2003.