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London, Greater London, England 1752 – 1814

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Carington BOWLES

London, Greater London, England 1724 – 1793


A fleet of transports under convoy. [large plate]. 1781 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in gouache Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: 2nd state of 2 with the publication date burnished from plate.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image and text 35.0 h x 25.4 w cm plate-mark 33.0 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 37.7 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.658
Subject: Emigration to Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Melbourne, 2014.