C1823
 (1830)

Abitatori della Terra di Diemen

Artist:

Scarce early c.19th Italian engraving of portraits of three aborigines based on the original engravings by Nicholas Petit  issued as three separate portraits in the accounts of Nicholas Baudin’s  voyage of exploration and discovery in the ships; Geographe and Causarina … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Abitatori della Terra di Diemen

Date:

C1823
 (1830)

Artist:

Condition:

Some minor creasing, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Stipple engraving with original hand colouring

Paper Size: 

238mm 
x 144mm
AUTHENTICITY
Abitatori della Terra di Diemen - Antique Print from 1823

Genuine antique
dated:

1830

Description:

Scarce early c.19th Italian engraving of portraits of three aborigines based on the original engravings by Nicholas Petit  issued as three separate portraits in the accounts of Nicholas Baudin’s  voyage of exploration and discovery in the ships; Geographe and Causarina in 1802-3. From left, the portraits are of ;

Left: Port Jackson warrior Cour-rou-bari-gal of the Boregegal (Bradleys Head Clan)
Centre: Tasmanian woman Arra-maïda of Bruny Island
Right: Grou- Agara, man of Van Diemen’s Land.

From Giulio Ferrario,  Il costume antico  e moderno o storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni provata coi monumenti dell’ antichita e rappresentata cogli analoghi disegni., vol. VIII (Asia)

References:
Forbes, D. Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780- 1830. Honolulu /Sydney, 1999/2003: 450 (French edition).
Colas, R. Bibliographie generale du Costume et de la Mode. Paris 1933: 1054.


Collections:
TROVE- Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives: 9073869

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