Dorrington, North Shopshire, England 1720
London, England 1804
Omai, a native of the island of Utietea
1 September 1780
Cheapside, London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper mezzotint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: medium weight smooth off-white paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right corner in black pencil, '3192'.
Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '26 [upside down] / 812/031 $7,500 framed in black pencil'.
Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, 'P/+/+ / on approval [upside down]'.
Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, 'L 1 cal [illegible]'.
Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'P'.
Inscribed verso centre, '[illegible initials upside down]'.
printed image 57.0 h x 38.2 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 38.8 w cm
: Purchased 2009 Accession No
: NGA 2009.109 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Pre-European settlement, to 1778
Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
- The Robert and Mary Anne Parks Collection.
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, April 2009;
- From the catalogue, 'Captain James Cook: The great Explorer: The Robert and Mary Anne Parks Collection, Sydney: Hordern House Rare Books, July 2008, cat., no.61.