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Crutched Friars, England 1801 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1878

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  • Australia from 1835

Thomas Shotter BOYS

London, England 1803 – 1874



publisher (organisation)

View of Sydney from St. Leonards [Sydney from the North Shore] 1843 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-coloured with watercolour and gouache Support: thick smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: In early issues of this lithograph there are two Aboriginal figures featured in the foreground, one sitting, one standing, with a dog. In later issues Martens has overpainted these figures with European settlers.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: No inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 27.6 h x 50.2 w cm sheet 34.2 h x 56.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1163
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John McPhee, Sydney, August 2011.