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England 1751 – 1793

View in the Island of Cracatoa. 1788
Collection Title: Webber, John. 'Proofs for "Views of the South Seas" '. London and Frankfurt: the artist and C.E.G. Prestel, 1788-1820.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, soft-ground etching and hard-ground etching, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured in brush and watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper, repaired with medium-weight smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: early issue
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: This is the only issue identified by Joppien and Smith (1987).
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 28.3 h x 41.6 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 43.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.9
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House, Sydney, 2016.