Periton, Devonshire, England 1818
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880
Convivial diggers in Melbourne. Enjoying themselves in town after months of toil
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one steel plate Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Edition Notes: Made after a lithograph of the same title in S.T. Gill, 'Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are', Melbourne: Macartney & Galbraith, 1852.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Taylor / Taylor [underlined] / Carbon [underlined]'.
printed image 7.5 h x 10.5 w cm sheet 18.0 h x 11.3 w cm
: Purchased 2013 Accession No
: NGA 2013.681 Subject
: Australia, Printed ephemera: Illustrated letter paper
- Purchased from Doug Stewart Fine Books, Mlebourne, by the National Gallery of Australia, May 2013.