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England 1781 – 1850

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  • Australian waters 1801-05


England 1786 – 1847


Views of Australian scenery, painted by W. Westall, engraved by Byrne. 1814 Description: A book containing 9 engraved plates bound in green flowered wrappers, title in gold on black cover label.

Collection Title: Views of Australian scenery, by William Westall. London: G. & W. Nicol, 1814
Page: collection record
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, cardboard; ink; paper engravings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate Support: paper; red decorated cardboard cover
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression of the standard edition
Edition: A seperate issue of the plates that appear in Flinders A voyage to Terra Australis. Published in two editions. The standard edition on smaller paper published at 15 shillings [Ferguson 598] and the delux edition published at 1 guinea [Ferguson 597]. Neither were coloured.

Dimensions: page 27.5 h x 37.4 w cm book (closed) 27.5 h x 37.5 w x .4 d
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.996.1-9
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Anne McCormick, Rare Books, Paintings and Prints, Sydney, February 1986.