Martley, Worcestershire, England 1745
Fitzroy Square, London, England 1812
Morea, one of the Friendly Islands in the South Seas
Collection Title: Views of the South Seas. London: Thomas Martyn, 1787-1788.
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: medium-weight 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
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Signed lower left below image within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Drawn on the Spot by Mr Clevely.'
Dated lower right below image within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Exb at Mr. Martyns Academy, Great Marlborough Street / London 1788'.
Titled lower centre below image within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Morea, one of the Friendly Islands in the South seas.'
Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Cleaners / 4 plates / slov / [illeg.] / aaoso.'
printed image 44.2 h x 60.8 w cm sheet 50.5 h x 66.8 w cm
: Purchased 2011 Accession No
: NGA 2011.1159 Subject
: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John McPhee, Sydney, August 2011.