London, England 1825 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1893

wood engraver

  • Australia from 16 January 1851 (Harpley)
  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1863-4

not titled [Christ Church, North Adelaide, baptismal certificate] c.1854 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one plate; with addition of letterpress text Support: thin smooth off-white 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 centre left to lower right in black ink below image, ' 54 April 16 / Esther Ann B. [illeg] 24. 1854 / William & Ann / Harrison / [illeg] Adelaide / Labourer / W. Woodcock'. Signed lower right in black ink, 'W. Woodcock' Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'W [encircled]'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 8.1 h x 14.4 w cm printed image and text 17.7 h x 20.1 w cm sheet 19.2 h x 23.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.33
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia Australia, Printed ephemera: Certificate
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Antique Print Room, Sydney, 2012.