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Walter George MASON

Middlesex, England 1820 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1866

  • Australia from 1852


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

publisher (organisation)

The Australian Picture pleasure book, illustrating the scenery, architecture historical events, natural history, public characters, Etc., of Australia. Engraved, selected, and arranged by Walter G. Mason. 1857 Description: bound book illustrated with 200 wood engravings cut by Walter G. Mason

Collection Title: The Australian picture pleasure book, by Walter Mason. Sydney: J.R. Clarke, 1857
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper woodengravings, printed in black ink, each from one block; letterpress text Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: Sydney: J.R.Clarke

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: book closed 34.8 h x 26.0 w cm book open 34.8 h x 53.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1874.1-35
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 1987