James BACKHOUSE, Flinders Island grass trees Enlarge 1 /1


1794 – 1869

Flinders Island grass trees 1843
Collection Title: Backhouse, James. 'Narrative of a visit to the Australian colonies'. London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1843.
Page: facing page 171
Place made: York, York, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression, later hand-colouring
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 16.0 h x 9.0 w cm sheet 22.0 h x 13.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.91
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.