C. S. HEXTCharles HUTCHINS, The penal settlement of Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land Enlarge 1 /1


Cornwall, England 1816 – India 1855

print after

  • Australia 1840s



  • active England 1838-1850

The penal settlement of Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land c.1855
Collection Title: [Views in Australia and Tasmania from sketches by Capt. Hext]. Liverpool, England: C. Hutchins, c.1855
Page: plate [1]
Place made: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper on medium-weight smooth pale green wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: (image and text in black ink, buff and blue tint stone)
Dimensions: printed image 14.0 h x 24.1 w cm sheet 18.5 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Puchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1026
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2009.