12 hours road scraping in Melbourne: scraped from the streets and sketched on stone

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Primary Artist

Henry Heath Jnr, Glover (1827–1904)

Title

12 hours road scraping in Melbourne: scraped from the streets and sketched on stone

Physical description

a bound book with illustrated titling-wrappersr and 12 pages of lithographs

Date made

1857

Reference

Ferguson (1941-69, 1986), not listed

Category

Portfolio

Print type

planographic

Technique

lithographs, printed in black ink, each from one stone

Text printed from matrix

Printed title on cover upper centre left, '12 HOURS / ROAD SCRAPING / IN / MELBOURNE. / SCRAPED FROM THE STREETS, - and Sketched on Stone / by / Henry Glover.'. Printed text on cover lower centre below image, 'Published by Edgar Ray & Co. 23, Collins Street, East Melbourne.'.

Matrix size

13.8 x 22.0 cm (book (closed))

Edition information

print run unknown

Subject categories

Workers | Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book | Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria

Subject description

Roadworkers

Legacy id

167388

Creators

EDGAR RAY & CO | (1857–1859) Organisation | publisher

GLOVER, Henry Heath Jnr, | (1827–1904) English | Male | artist

Impressions

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Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 2007.366.1-12

State

published state

Impression

undesignated impression

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