England 1749 – 1806


A perspective view of Cocos and Traitor's Islands discovered in the voyages to the South Seas 1779
Collection Title: Middleton, Charles Theodore. 'A new and complete system of Geography ... Embellished ... with ... copper plates, etc.'. 2 volumes. London, 1777 - 1782
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour [possibly at a later date] Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression with later hand-colouring
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 15.6 h x 26.0 w cm plate-mark 18.8 h x 28.8 w cm sheet 23.1 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.108
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.