C1962

drawings-by-william-westall

Lavishly illustrated reference book on William Westall, the artist on board HMS Investigator under the command of Captain Matthew Flinders during the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1803. The Royal Commonwealth Society, London, 1962 with black and white frontispiece, 131 coloured … Read Full Description

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S/N: BOOK-1962-WEST–225404
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Full Title:

drawings-by-william-westall

Date:

C1962

Condition:

Some foxing to cover and prelimary pages otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hard cover with blue cloth and gilt title.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 480mm
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drawings-by-william-westall - Vintage Print from 1962

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dated:

1962

Description:

Lavishly illustrated reference book on William Westall, the artist on board HMS Investigator under the command of Captain Matthew Flinders during the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1803. The Royal Commonwealth Society, London, 1962 with black and white frontispiece, 131 coloured and black and white illustrations, 9 maps and bound in blue cloth.

William Westall (1781 - 1850)

Westall was a Royal Academy artist appointed to Mathew Flinders voyage at 19 years of age. His method of drawing topographical views was to rule up his drawing sheets in a grid pattern to obtain an accurate perspective.

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