Joseph LYCETT, View from near the top of Constitution Hill, Van Diemen's Land. Enlarge 1 /1


Staffordshire, England 1775 – Birmingham, England 1828

  • Australia 1814-22

View from near the top of Constitution Hill, Van Diemen's Land. 1824-25
Collection Title: Views in Australia or New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land Delineated. London: J. Souter, 1824
Page: no.39.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand- coloured in watercolour Support: thick wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition of 250

Edition Notes: The preparitory drawing for this print is in the collection of the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria, purchased 1978 (Leonard Joelsauction).
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 17.7 h x 28.1 w cm plate-mark 23.5 h x 32.6 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Founding Donor's Fund 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.125.41
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Timothy and Anne McCormick Antiquarian Booksellers, Sydney 1984.