William BLAKEC. STALKER, 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 Enlarge 1 /1

William BLAKE

Great Britain 1757 – 1827

engraver

C. STALKER

publisher

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
1791
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: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: 1st state: published in Hervey, Frederick (ed). A new Systerm of Geography. London: J. Johnson and G. & T. Wilkie, 1785-6 (2 volumes). imprint, 'Publish'd April 16th 1785 by G. & T. Wilkie, St Pauls Church Yard.'. 2nd state: imprint modified to, 'Publish'd April 16th 1787 by G. & T. Wilkie, St Pauls Church Yard.'. 3rd state published in: 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] imprint, 'Publish'd March 1st. 1791 by C. Stalker. Stationers Court.' This state not recorded in Essick (1990), XVII, page 39-40
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A20'.
Dimensions: printed border-line 20.7 h x 17.2 w cm printed image and text 22.4 h x 17.2 w cm plate-mark 23.6 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 32.2 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1258.A-E
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.