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William FERNYHOUGH

Rugeley, Staffordshire, England 1809 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1849

  • Australia from 1836

J.G. AUSTIN & CO

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1836

printer, lithographic (organisation)

J.G. AUSTIN & CO

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1836

publisher (organisation)

A series of twelve profile portraits of Aborigines of New South Wales. Drawn from life and on stone. 1836 Description: 12 plates, verso blank. Issued in yellow printed title wrappers, the twelfth plate repeated on the verso of the lower wrapper.

Collection Title: Fernyhough, William H. 'A series of twelve profile portraits of Aborigines of New South Wales'. Sydney: J. G. Austin & Co., 1836.
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper pen-lithographs, printed in black ink, each from one zinc plate; letterpress text Support: white wove Fellows paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: Sydney: J. G. Austin and Co.

Dimensions: book (closed) 22.4 h x 28.4 w cm page 22.4 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.6.1-14
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales Aboriginal Australians Portrait
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, February 2000;
  • From the catalogue, 'Rare books, manuscripts, paintings and prints', Sydney: Hordern House Rare Books, 1999, cat, no., 33.