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England 1751 – 1793

A View in Oheitepeha Bay, in the Island of Otaheite. 1791
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 sepia ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: first issue
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'E'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '23787 / from / 22856 [text bordered by lines on the left, top and right].
Dimensions: printed image 29.0 h x 41.4 w cm printed image and text 41.4 w cm plate-mark 32.8 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 34.2 h x 46.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.10
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2016.