England 1834 – Australia 1909

print after

  • Australia from 1852


Switzerland 1810 – Australia 1868


  • Australia from 1858

Julius HAMEL

Hamburg, Germany 1812 /1832 – St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1894

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 12 November 1852 (Great Britain)

Proof sheet of four images of reptiles, frogs and fossils. 1878
Collection Title: McCoy, Frederick. 'Natural history of Victoria. Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria ... .'. Melbourne: J.Ferres, government printer;1885-90
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof before text
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (a) 11.7 h x 18.2 w cm printed image (b) 11.6 h x 17.9 w cm printed image (c) 11.8 h x 18.1 w cm printed image (d) 11.3 h x 17.1 w cm printed image (overall) 32.0 h x 46.5 w cm sheet 44.0 h x 60.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.731
Subject: Australia, animal
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott-Sandilands, Melbourne, June 1988.