John LEWIN, The common creeper Enlarge 1 /1


England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

The common creeper 1822
Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'A natural history of the birds of New South Wales ... .'. London: J.H. Bohte, 1822.
Page: plate 25
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm-black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured Support: thin smooth cream wove 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: inscribed upper centre above plate-mark in black pencil, '25'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '025'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '$500'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 28.6 h x 21.3 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.908
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Antique Print Room, Sydney, 2014.