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H. GLOVER

Lambeth, Surrey, England 1828 – North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1904

  • Australia from 1848

EDGAR RAY & CO

commenced 1857 – 1859

publisher (organisation)

12 hours road scraping in Melbourne: scraped from the streets and sketched on stone 1857 Description: a bound book with illustrated titling-wrappers and 12 pages of lithographs

Collection Title: Henry Glover, 12 hours road scraping in Melbourne: scraped from the streets and sketched on stone, Melbourne: Edgar Ray & Co, 1857.
Page: collection record
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, ink; paper lithographs, printed in black ink, each from one stone Support: thin buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside cover upper left in black pencil, '[1857]'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 13.8 h x 22.0 w x 0.2 d cm book (open) 13.8 h x 43.4 w cm page (each) 13.8 h x 21.2 w cm printed image 10.2 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.366.1-12
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Workers
Provenance:
  • Rodney Davidson, Melbourne. (bookplate in presentation box)
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia from, The Davidson collection, Melbourne: Australian Book Auctions, 25 July 2007, lot 531.