James WALLISWalter PRESTON, Corrobborree or dance of the natives of New South Wales. New Holland. Enlarge 1 /1

James WALLIS

Cork, Ireland 1785 – Gloucestershire, England 1858

print after

  • Australia 1814-19

Walter PRESTON

England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0

engraver

  • Australia 1812-19

Corrobborree or dance of the natives of New South Wales. New Holland. between 1817 and 1819
Collection Title: Wallis, James. An historical account of the colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements. London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
Page: plate 6
Place made: Newcastle London, New South Wales Greater London, Australia United Kingdom, England
Creation Notes: 1821, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 38.0 h x 56.4 w cm plate-mark 44.8 h x 60.2 w cm sheet 53.0 h x 68.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.746
Subject: Aboriginal Australians Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John McPhee, Sydney, 2005.