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England 1751 – 1793

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William SHARP

London, England 1749 – 1824


A night dance by men, in Hapaee 1784
Collection Title: Cook, James and King, James. 'A voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere’. London: Printed by W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol & T. Codell, 1784
Page: plate 16
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 22.6 h x 38.8 w cm plate-mark 27.0 h x 41.1 w cm sheet 40.1 h x 54.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1266
Subject: Australia, Art period: Pre-European settlement, to 1778 Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Barbara Burdon (Weekend Gallery Books), Canberra, 1986.