Walter PRESTONJohn EYREAbsalom WEST, View of Sharks Bay, in New South Wales. Taken from Vinegar Hill. Enlarge 1 /1

Walter PRESTON

England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0

Engraver

  • Australia 1812-19

John EYRE

Coventry, England born 1771 – after 1812

Print after

  • Australia 1801 - after 1812?

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814

publisher

  • Australia 1798-1814

View of Sharks Bay, in New South Wales. Taken from Vinegar Hill. 1812
Collection Title: Views of New South Wales. Sydney: A. West, 1814
Page: plate 16
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 22.0 h x 36.6 w cm plate-mark 27.8 h x 40.8 w cm sheet 31.5 h x 46.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.291.16
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