John SYKESWilliam ALEXANDERJohn LANDSEER, A deserted Indian village in King George III Sound, New Holland. Enlarge 1 /1


London, England 1773 – Surrey, England 1858

print after


Maidstone, Kent, England 1767 – 1816

draughtsman, intermediary


Lincoln, England 1769 – London, England 1852


A deserted Indian village in King George III Sound, New Holland. 1798
Collection Title: Vancouver, George. 'A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and around the world...' London: Printed for G.G. and J.Robinson, 1798
Page: facing page 54.
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin off-white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: A French edition of Vancouver's voyage appeared in 1801-02, with this plate titled: 'Village, Abandonne par les naturels du pays, et situe' sur le Sound du Roi George III, dans la Nouvelle-Hollande.'
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on mount upper right verso on sticker, '531'. Inscribed on mount lower left verso on sticker, 'KING GEORGE'S SOUND, ALBANY, /W ESTERN AUSTRALIA./ A rare engraving from Vancouver's account/ of his voyage to Australia, published in/ London in 1798. Vancouver also sailed with Captain Cook on his second voyage. / ART CELLARS / 37 BARRACH ST. PERTH WA 6000'.
Dimensions: printed image 15.6 h x 23.2 w cm printed image and text 18.4 h x 23.2 w cm sheet 23.4 h x 27.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1008
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
  • With Art Cellars, 37 Barrack St Perth WA.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.