London, England 1792 – 1878



Probable effects of over female emigration, or Importing the fair sex from the Savage Islands in consequence of exporting all our own to Australia!!!!!'. 1851
Collection Title: Cruickshank, George. 'The comic almanack. By Rigdum Funnidos'. London: David Bogue, 1835-1853
Page: 1851, plate 1, frontispiece
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and roulette, printed in black ink, from one steel plate Support: wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: The work is frequently found hand-coloured. Sometimes this appears contemporanius, but more often it is modern.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 14.5 h x 39.5 w cm plate-mark 15.4 h x 39.5 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 46.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.643
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Caricature Satire: Australia by English Emigration to Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, February 1986.