England 1755 – Australia 1815


  • Australia from 1800


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 the town of Parramatta in New South Wales. Taken from the north side of the river. [Second part view of the town of Parramatta, taken from the north side of the river] 1812
Collection Title: Views in New South Wales. First series. Sydney: West, 1813
Page: plate 12
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 22.1 h x 35.7 w cm plate-mark 26.7 h x 41.2 w cm sheet 32.2 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.291.12
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • 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, 1996, cat. no. 60.
  • Private collection, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Horden House, Sydney, 2005