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Richard READ (SNR)

London, Greater London, England 1765 – 1829

  • Australia 1813 to at least 1827
  • later life unknown


18 Holborn, Opposite Furnivals Inn



Oldbury, Kent, England 1795 – Southern Highlands, New South Wales, Australia 1834

  • Australia from 1820 England 1825-1826

View of Port Jackson and Part of the Town of Sydney 1826
Collection Title: Atkinson, James. 'An account of the state of agriculture and grazing in New South Wales ... .'. London: J. Cross, 1826.
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream folded wove paper adhered to very thin smooth off-white tissue 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: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.2 h x 51.3 w cm sheet 22.0 h x 55.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4157
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.