Absalom WESTGeorge HOWEAbsalom WEST, Broadside for Views in New South Wales Nos 13-24. Enlarge 1 /1

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814

Author

  • Australia 1798-1814

George HOWE

St Kitts, West Indies 1769 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1821

Printer

  • Australia from 1800

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814

Publisher

  • Australia 1798-1814

Broadside for Views in New South Wales Nos 13-24. [September 12th, 1814. Publication.] 12 September 1814 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper letterpress, printed in black ink Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: The two boadsides advertising West's Views now in the NGA collection, are the only known impressions. They are mentioned by Ferguson in his Bibliography of Australia (596a), where he notes that they are perproduced in the 'Torch and Colonial Book Circular', vol.1, 1887-8, p.165.
Dimensions: printed image 33.8 h x 21.3 w cm sheet 46.2 h x 31.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.293
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Broadside
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. 61.
  • Private collection, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Horden House, Sydney, 2005