Darmstadt, Germany 1808 – Bulloo, Queensland, Australia 1861

print after

  • Australia from 1851

Frederick GROSSE

Aschersleben, Prussia 1828 – St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia 1894


  • Australia from 1854

Allegorical figure of the Aboriginal discoverer of clay in the regions of the Andes. 1859
Collection Title: Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, Vol.4, 1860
Page: page l
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper wood engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 9.6 h x 6.8 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 13.5 w cm
Accession No: NGA 2011.1472.10
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Books, Melbourne, 2011