Conrad MARTENSThomas Shotter BOYSP & D COLNAGHI & CO, View of Sydney from St. Leonards Enlarge 1 /1


Crutched Friars, England 1801 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1878

print after

  • Australia from 1835

Thomas Shotter BOYS

London, England 1803 – 1874



publisher (organisation)

View of Sydney from St. Leonards [Sydney from the North Shore] 1843 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones; hand-coloured Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: London: C. Graf

Edition Notes: In early issues of this lithograph, there are two Aboriginal figures featured in the foreground, one sitting , one standing and a dog. In later issues of this lithograph Martens has overpainted these figures and introduced European settlers.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 27.4 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.616
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, December 2000:
  • From the catalogue, 'Rare books, Manuscripts, Paintings & Prints', Sydney: Hordern House Rare Books, 200, cat. no., 83.