C1848

Botany Bay Heads, from Newtown.

Fine and rare lithograph view of Botany Bay from Newtown over what would is present day St Peters and Mascot, with only one solitary dwelling in the vista. The area at the time was comprised mainly of farmland. From the … Read Full Description

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S/N: SIAU-NS-005–183745
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Full Title:

Botany Bay Heads, from Newtown.

Date:

C1848

Engraver:

William Spreat 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

255mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
Botany Bay Heads, from Newtown. - Antique View from 1848

Genuine antique
dated:

1848

Description:

Fine and rare lithograph view of Botany Bay from Newtown over what would is present day St Peters and Mascot, with only one solitary dwelling in the vista. The area at the time was comprised mainly of farmland.

From the first issue of Capt. Robert Westmacott’s, ‘Views of Australia’

Capt. Robert Westmacott (1801 - 1870)

Sketcher, army officer and pioneer. He is best known for his sketches in Australia, a series of views of Sydney and rural New South Wales. Settling north Bulli he bred horses and was said to have discovered and surveyed the road now called Bulli Pass.

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