William BLAKE

Great Britain 1757 – 1827




A man of Prince William's Sound
A woman of Prince William's Sound
Poulaho King of the Friendly Islands
A man of Van Diemen's Land
A woman of Van Diemen's Land
Collection Title: Payne, John. 'Universal Geography formed into a new and entire system ... with a set of maps ... and a great variety of copper-plates'. London: printed for the author, and sold by J. Johnson, and C. Stalker, 1791. [2 volumes]
Page: vol.1, page 583
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth pale grey laid 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.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right below image below plate-mark in black pencil, '35 / R6'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '5 [encircled]'.
Dimensions: printed border-line 20.5 h x 17.3 w cm plate-mark 23.3 h x 20.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 37.8 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1241.A-E
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.