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England 1745 – At sea 1771

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Benjamin WEST

United States of America 1738 – Great Britain 1820


  • Great Britain


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Head of a chief of New-Zealand, the face curiously tattooed 1774 Description: wood-engraving

Collection Title: 'Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption 1774'. Boston: Mills and Hicks, 1774.
Place made: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text Support: thin textured cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer’s mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: No inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 7.2 h x 6.1 w cm printed image and text sheet 17.3 h x 22.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4510.2B
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Melbourne, 2013.