Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814


  • Australia 1798-1814

View of part of the river of Sydney, in New South Wales. Taken from St. Phillip's church yard. [First Part View of the River of Sydney, taken from the Churchyard of St. Phillip's, Sydney.] 1813
Collection Title: Views in New South Wales. Additional series. Sydney: A. West, 1814
Page: plate 17
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

Dimensions: printed image 23.3 h x 34.5 w cm plate-mark 28.7 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 31.7 h x 46.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.291.17
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