William WESTALLJohn BYRNE, View from the south side of King George's Sound. Enlarge 1 /1


England 1781 – 1850

print after

  • Australian waters 1801-05


England 1786 – 1847


View from the south side of King George's Sound. 1814
Collection Title: Westall, William. 'Views of Australian scenery, by William Westall.' London: G. & W. Nicol, 1814
Page: plate 5.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured at a later date Support: paper
Edition State: published state,
Impression: undesignated impression of the standard edition with later hand-colouring
Edition: A seperate issue of the plates that appear in Flinders A voyage to Terra Australis. Published in two editions. The standard edition on smaller paper published at 15 shillings [Ferguson 598] and the delux edition published at 1 guinea [Ferguson 597]. Neither were coloured.

Dimensions: printed image 15.8 h x 22.6 w cm printed image and text 18.4 h x 22.6 w cm sheet (sight) 27.5 h x 37.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1032
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia Aboriginal Australians
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.