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1831 /1835 – 1915

  • arrived Liardet's Beach (Port Melbourne), Australia from 1849.


publisher (organisation)

  • active Australia c.1853-54

The travels and adventures of Mr. Newchamp 1854 Description: octavo | comprises 20 pp including dedication and twenty-seven lithographic illustrations | bound in mauve paper wrappers with fine white twine, held in a green cloth archival box

Collection Title: LaPlastrier, Henry J. 'The travels and adventures of Mr. Newchamp'. Melbourne: Stringer, Mason and Co. for the author, 1854
Page: collection record
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper pen-lithographs, printed in black ink, each from one stone Support: thin smooth mauve wove paper; thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: printrun unknown

Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on dedication paper upper right in black pencil, '008/127 AI'. Inscribed on dedication paper upper right in black pencil, '[inscription cancelled out]'. Inscribed on back page upper left corner in black pencil, '158 [encircled]'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 19.8 h x 13.0 w cm book (open) 22.4 h x 13.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1183.1-27
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2011