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


  • Australia from 1825

William BAKER

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

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1835

Polly rescues the charitable grinder 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 120
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, 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) 13.3 h x 11.4 w cm plate-mark 15.0 h x 12.7 w cm page 27.6 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.925.24
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2006.