A man of Van Diemen's Land

Title

A man of Van Diemen's Land

Source

From Cook, James and King, James. 'A voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern HemisphereÂ’. London: Printed by W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol & T. Codell, 1784

Page or Plate number

plate 6.

Reference

Ferguson (1941-69, 1986),

Date made

1784

Place made

Europe, England, Greater London, London View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

engraving, printed in black ink, from one plate

Matrix size

22.6 x 17.8 cm (printed image)

Support

cream laid paper

Support size

54.4 x 40.0 cm (sheet)

Manufacturers mark

blindstamp: centre, 'D...[illegible]'

State

published state

Impression

undesignated impression as issued

Edition information

print run unknown

Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work

Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'J4 / 16'.

IRN

127712

Accession number

2003.304

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 1, 2003/2004 (2003-08-15)

Provenance

Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, August 2003.

Credit line

Purchased 2003

Subject categories

Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English | Australia, Art period: Pre-European settlement, to 1778

Country of context

Australia

Creators

Webber, John. | (1751–1793) English | Male | print after

Caldwall, James. | (1739–1820) English | Male | engraver