James WALLISWalter PRESTONRUDOLPH ACKERMANN, Black swans of New South Wales. Enlarge 1 /1


Cork, Ireland 1785 – Gloucestershire, England 1858

print after

  • Australia 1814-19


England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0


  • Australia 1812-19


publisher (organisation)

Black swans of New South Wales. between 1817 and 1819
Collection Title: Wallis, James. An historical account of the colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements. London: R. Ackermann, 1821.
Page: plate 7
Place made: Newcastle London, New South Wales Greater London, Australia United Kingdom, England
Creation Notes: 1821, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 19.0 h x 2 w cm plate-mark 24.4 h x 35.1 w cm sheet 34.6 h x 49.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.3
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Collection of Robin Vaughn Hood (1802 - 1888) Tasmania picture-frame maker, lithographic printer and art dealer (see signature).
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from P. and E. J. Gregg, Sydney, 2007.