James ADAMSONJohn CARMICHAELRaphael CLINTRaphael CLINT, Melbourne from the south side of the Yarra Yarra Enlarge 1 /1

James ADAMSON

Australia 1829 – 1902

print after

John CARMICHAEL

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

engraver

  • Australia from 1825

Raphael CLINT

Hereford, England 1797 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1849

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 5 August 1829 (Calista)

Raphael CLINT

Hereford, England 1797 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1849

publisher

  • Australia from 5 August 1829 (Calista)

Melbourne from the south side of the Yarra Yarra 1838 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1839'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Melbourne / From the South Side of the Yara Yara / Engraved by J. Carmichael / Drawn by J. Adamson / 1839 / One of the earliest engraved views of the city.' Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'McClelland [illegible]'. Inscribed verso upper left in pen and black ink, 'N0139 [stricken though]'.
Dimensions: printed image 17.6 h x 35.8 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1031
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Books, Melbourne, 2009.