William BYRNE, A view of Endeavour River, on the coast of New Holland, where the ship was laid on shore, in order to repair the damage which she recieved on the rock Enlarge 1 /1

William BYRNE

England 1743 – 1805

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A view of Endeavour River, on the coast of New Holland, where the ship was laid on shore, in order to repair the damage which she recieved on the rock 1773 Title Notes: Voyage I
Page: plate 23
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, books, ink; paper engraving and etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream paper subsequently affixed to backing sheet of thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre of backing sheet, 'JW HAIMAN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: probably after a lost drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with voyage number upper right of backing sheet in black pencil, '1 [enclosed in circle]'. Inscribed with plate number lower right of backing sheet in black pencil, '23'.
Dimensions: printed image 20.3 h x 47.6 w sheet 23.8 h x 50.0 w backing sheet 62.6 h x 38.8 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4129.9.23
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
Provenance:
  • Collection of Charles Hoare (1767-1851) of Luscombe, Devon, England, grandson of Henry Hoare of Stourhead, Wiltshire and a partner in the family bank Hoare & Co. [Bookplate]
  • ? Hoare family library, Stourhead, Wiltshire
  • Unknown collection.
  • Collection of John D. Altmann (1919-1996).
  • At auction, 'Rare books and manuscripts', Melbourne: Christie's Australia, 28 November 1996, lot626 (ill.) estimate $30-40,000.
  • With Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2013.