Walter PRESTONRichard BROWNEAbsalom WEST, Newcastle in New South Wales with a distant view of Point Stephen. Taken from Prospect Hill. Enlarge 1 /1

Walter PRESTON

England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0

engraver

  • Australia 1812-19

Richard BROWNE

Ireland 1776 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1824

print after

  • Australia from 1811

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814

publisher

  • Australia 1798-1814

Newcastle in New South Wales with a distant view of Point Stephen. Taken from Prospect Hill. [Newcastle, with a distant View of Point Stephen, taken from Prospect Hill.] 1812
Collection Title: Views in New South Wales. First series. Sydney: West, 1813
Page: plate 6
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 22.6 h x 37.4 w cm plate-mark 27.7 h x 40.9 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 42.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.291.6
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
Provenance:
  • With Horden House, Sydney. This image was one of fourteen offered as a boxed set in: Governor Lachlan Macquarie. An important collection of rare books, manuscripts and pictorial works focussing on Macquarie's reign as Governor 1810-1822, Sydney: Hordern House Rare Books, 1996, cat. no. 60.
  • Private collection, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Horden House, Sydney, 2005