George Barrington, Late Officer of the Peace, at Parramatta.


Title:
George Barrington, Late Officer of the Peace, at Parramatta.
Date:
C1803
Artist:
Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)
Image Size:
105mm x 85mm (4.13" x 3.35")
Condition:
In good condition
Technique:
Stipple engraving
Price:

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Stock Number:
BTHONSW POR AA (NHG) (C124)
Description:

Portrait of the convict George Barrington (1755-1804).

Barrington was a convicted Irish-born pickpocket and a London socialite, he was sentenced to transportation to Botany Bay. His escapades, arrests, and trials, were widely chronicled in the London press of his day. 

Collections:
National Library of Australia: Bib ID2146735

Biography:

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.

 

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