1781 – 1845

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View of the Swan River, Western Australia (grass trees, black swans, and kangaroos). 1880s
Collection Title: Brown, Robert. 'The countries of the world: being a popular description of the various continents, islands, rivers, seas, and peoples of the globe'. London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, [2nd edition 1880s?]
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured at a later date Support: thin off-white wove paper with text on verso
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression, with later hand-colouring
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 9.8 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 11.4 h x 18.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1023
Subject: Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.