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England 1751 – 1793

The Narta, or Sledge for Burdens in Kamtchatka. 1789
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
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 verso centre left in black pencil, '3 [inverted]'.
Dimensions: printed image 28.1 h x 41.4 w cm sheet 31.1 h x 43.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.16
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House, Sydney, 2016.