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William MOFFITT

Liverpool, England 1802 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1874

engraver

  • Australia from 1828

James MACLEHOSE

Scotland

publisher

  • active Australia c.1833-1844

James MACLEHOSE

Scotland

author

  • active Australia c.1833-1844

Billy Blue's Cottage and the Harbour 1839
Collection Title: Maclehose, James. 'The picture of Sydney: and strangers' guide in New South Wales, for 1839'. Sydney: J. Maclehose, 1839.
Page: illustration 43, facing page 176
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1108.43
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales Architecture Sydney Harbour

Provenance:
  • Brown Library, sold by H.A. Evans & Son, Melbourne, 1966 [Davidson].
  • Collection of Rodney Davidson, his bookplate on front pastedown.
  • The Davidson collection, second sale, Mel;bourne: Australian Book Auctions, 27 February 2006, lot 300.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2009.