England 1781 – 1850

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  • Australian waters 1801-05



View on the north side of Kangaroo Island. 1814
Collection Title: Views of Australian scenery, by William Westall. London: G. & W. Nicol, 1814
Page: plate 1.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: 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.

Edition Notes: For the Westall drawing of this subject see NGA 82.598
Dimensions: page 27.5 h x 37.4 w cm book (closed) 27.5 h x 37.5 w x 0.4 d
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.996.5
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Anne McCormick, Rare Books, Paintings and Prints, Sydney, February 1986.