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View of an arched rock on the coast of New Zealand with a place of retreat on the top of it.
Collection Title: Maclehose, James. 'The picture of Sydney: and strangers' guide in New South Wales, for 1839'. Sydney: J. Maclehose, 1839.
Page: opposite page 164
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
Edition Notes: This seems to be an impression of the engraving published in 'The Gentleman's Magazine', London January 1773.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1108.44
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • 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.