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James CLEVELEY

London, England born 1750

print after

  • active England 1780s

John CLEVELEY

England 1745 – 1786

painter

Francis JUKES

Martley, Worcestershire, England 1745 – Fitzroy Square, London, England 1812

engraver

Thomas MARTYN

1735 – 1825

publisher

Morea, one of the Friendly Islands in the South Seas 1788
Collection Title: Views of the South Seas. London: Thomas Martyn, 1787-1788.
Place made: 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.'
Dimensions: printed image 44.2 h x 60.8 w cm sheet 50.5 h x 66.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1159
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John McPhee, Sydney, August 2011.