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Edinburgh, Scotland 1803 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1857

  • Australia from 1825

Arthur HILL

printer, letterpress

  • Active Australia 1826 - 1834

Select views of Sydney, New South Wales. Drawn and engraved by John Carmichael. 1829 Description: Bound book with engraved title-page with vignette, and 6 engraved plates, letterpress text

Collection Title: Carmichael, John. 'Select views of Sydney, New South Wales. Drawn and engraved by John Carmichael'. Sydney: the artist, 1829.
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper engravings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate; letterpress text Support: white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: book (closed) 27.8 h x 22.0 w cm book (open) 27.8 h x 44.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.328.1-7
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Architecture
  • Kenneth Webster Collection (stamp on back endpaper).
  • Maggs Brothers, London.
  • Sir Thomas Ramsay (blindstamp).
  • Ramsay sale, Christie's Australia, March 1977, lot 1298.
  • Private collection 1977-1996.
  • Purchased by Rodney Davidson through New Century Antiquarian Books, Melbourne, 1996.
  • Rodney Davidson Collection, 1996-2006.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from The Davidson collection, second sale, Melbourne: Australian Book Auctions, 27 February 2006, lot 299.