Edinburgh, Scotland 1803 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1857

  • Australia from 1825

Bay whaling off the Boyd Town Lighthouse Twofold Bay, N.S.W. 1848
Collection Title: Wells, William. A geographical dictionary, or, Gazetteer of the Australian colonies. Sydney: W. & F. Ford, 1848.
Page: facing page 69
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 7.8 h x 16.9 w cm sheet 13.8 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1494
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, 1986.