England 1777 – Unknown, possibly Australia 1819 /0


  • Australia 1812-19


Coventry, England born 1771 – after 1812

print after

  • Australia 1801 - after 1812?

Absalom WEST

England Died after 1814


  • Australia 1798-1814

View of part of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales. Taken from Dawes's Point. 1812
Collection Title: Views in New South Wales. Sydney: West, 1813.
Page: plate 10
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: white wove paper
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: proof
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: Sydney, 30 November 1912

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso on upper edge in brush and ink, 'Unfinished proof'. Inscribed verso centre in brush and ink, 'Unfinished proof'.
Dimensions: printed image 29.0 h x 43.0 w cm printed image and text 26.6 h x 36.2 w cm plate-mark 31.2 h x 47.2 w cm sheet 22.6 h x 36.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1141
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House, Sydney, 1994.