John CARMICHAELWilliam BAKER, The christening party Enlarge 1 /1

John CARMICHAEL

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

artist

  • Australia from 1825

William BAKER

Dublin, Ireland 1806 – Mt Vincent, New South Wales, Australia 1857

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1835

The christening party 1847
Collection Title: Baker, William. 'Heads of the people : an illustrated journal of literature, whims, and oddities'. Sydney: W. Baker, 1847-1848.
Page: 1847, facing page 80
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 12.0 h x 11.0 w cm plate-mark 15.0 h x 13.3 w cm page 21.0 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.925.17
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2006.