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James WALLIS

Cork, Ireland 1785 – Gloucestershire, England 1858

author

  • Australia 1814-19

R. ACKERMANN

Great Britain

publisher

An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements. London: R. Ackermann, 1821. 1821 Description: Bound book, letterpress text and 12 plates (6 double page) engraved in New South Wales by William Preston after drawings by Wallis, engraved map by John Oxley.

Collection Title: Wallis, James. An historical account of the colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements. London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
Page: collection record
Place made: Newcastle London, New South Wales Greater London, Australia United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engravings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate; letterpress text Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: book (closed) 48.8 h x 34.7 w cm book (open) 48.8 h x 68.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.515.1-13
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia from, The library of Sir Rupert Clarke, Bt. together with other properties, Melbourne: Peter Arnold [auction], 21-22 June 2005, lot 591.