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Frederick Robert NIXON

England 1817 – Mauritius 1860

  • working Australia 1838-48

Twelve views in Adelaide and its vicinity, South Australia. 1845 Description: Oblong quarto, 12 etchings, in original brown paper wrapper, spine reinforced with cloth tape, preserved in new folding case.

Collection Title: Nixon, F.R. 'Twelve views in Adelaide and its vicinity, South Australia'. Adelaide: South Australian Press,1845.
Page: collection record
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper etchings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate each Support: thin white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown, 93 subscribers names printed on back wrapper

Dimensions: book (closed) 21.6 h x 27.9 w cm book (open) 21.6 h x 65.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.51.1-12
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House, Sydney, 2006.