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John FERRES

Bath, England 1818 – Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1898

printer

  • Australia from 1848

Report of the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the Aborigines 1859 Description: disbound parliamentary paper comprises pale grey paper cover with printed text | [106] pages including colophon and [1] colour lithograph of Aborigines.

Collection Title: Report of the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the Aborigines. Melbourne: Australian Legislative Council,1858-9.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in colour inks, from two stones; relief print [letterpress text], printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper; medium-weight smooth blue wove paper [cover]
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: book (closed) 31.3 h x 20.2 w x 1.2 d cm book (open) 31.3 h x 40.4 w x 1.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1127.A-A
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Antique Print Room, Sydney, 2014.