C1845

Entrances to Port Davey, VDL

Artist:

James Backhouse (1794 - 1869)

Early colonial engraving of the entrance to Port Davey, Tasmania which was named after Colonel Thomas Davey, Lieutant Governor of Tasmania 1813-1817.

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S/N: ANOAV-038-TC–221265
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Full Title:

Entrances to Port Davey, VDL

Date:

C1845

Artist:

James Backhouse (1794 - 1869)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured etching

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 90mm

Paper Size: 

135mm 
x 213mm
AUTHENTICITY
Entrances to Port Davey, VDL - Antique Print from 1845

Genuine antique
dated:

1845

Description:

Early colonial engraving of the entrance to Port Davey, Tasmania which was named after Colonel Thomas Davey, Lieutant Governor of Tasmania 1813-1817.

Biography:

James Backhouse (1794-1869)

Backhouse was a sketcher, naturalist and Quaker missionary who extensively travelled the colony on foot and made a record of his journey in. He gave a valuable herbarium collected in Australia to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.  From, A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies.

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