A Native Family.

Title: A Native Family.
Date: C1803
Artist: Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)
Image Size: 170mm x 95mm (6.69" x 3.74")
Technique: Copper engraving with original hand colouring
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: BTHONSW ABO 000 (NHG) (C004)
Price: $A 195
From Barrington  A History of New South Wales.

Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)       

Print and map engraver and copperplate printer, born in Stepney in about 1764, the son of Vincent Woodthorpe, a victualler, and his wife Elizabeth Waterhouse, who had married in 1763. Apprenticed (Tinplate Workers)to Garnet Terry 8 Jan 1778. He had premises at 27 Fetter Lane, London 1796-1809 and 29 Fetter Lane, London 1800-1822. Woodthorpe engraved a number of the illustrations for Barringtons account of the colony of New South Wales, the subjects were based on earlier issued engravings in first fleet journals.