C1803

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

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.  … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

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

Date:

C1803

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Stipple engraving

Image Size: 

85mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
George Barrington, Late Officer of the Peace, at Parramatta. - Antique Print from 1803

Genuine antique
dated:

1803

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

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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