View of part of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales. Taken from Dawes's Point.

Title

View of part of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales. Taken from Dawes's Point.

Date made

1812

Reference

Ferguson (1941-69, 1986), 570a

Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate

Text printed from matrix

Printed, lower left below image in black ink, 'Drawn by J.Eyres.(Sic)'. Printed lower right below image in black ink, 'Engraved by W.Presston.(Sic)'. Printed lower centre below image in black ink, 'Published Nov.R 30Th.1812 by A.West. Sydney'.

Matrix size

22.4 x 36.1 cm (printed image)

Edition information

print run unknown

Subject category

Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales

Legacy id

144091

Creators

WEST, Absalom | Australian | English | Male | publisher

EYRE, John | (1771–1812) English | Male | print after

PRESTON, Walter | (1777–1819) English | Male | engraver

Impressions

Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 2005.291.10

State

published state

Impression

undesignated impression as issued

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