William MOFFITT, not titled [Archbishop Polding and clergy at 1844 Council] Enlarge 1 /1

William MOFFITT

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

  • Australia from 1828

not titled [Archbishop Polding and clergy at 1844 Council] c.1845 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin off-white wove paper; subsequently laid down on brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 4.2 h x 15.7 w cm sheet 11.4 h x 19.8 w cm sheet (folded) 13.0 h x 21.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.162
Provenance:
  • Collection of Geoffret Ingleton (1908 - 1998), acquired from an unidentified vendor.
  • With Lawsons Auctioneers, Sydney, 1999;
  • Offered in, 'The Ingleton collection: Part 1 books, manuscripts, documents & collectibles', Sydney: Lawsons, 22 March 1999, lot 366, as 'Copperplates - Engraved (4) [etc].
  • With Australian Book Auctions, Melbourne?
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia from Peter Walker Fine Art, Adelaide, April 2011.