C1936

H.M.S. Roebuck 1699

Fine etching by the maritime historian and etcher of H.M.S. Roebuck which under the command of William Dampier first made landfall in August 1699 on the Western Australian coast at Shark Bay which he named. There, and at places further … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

H.M.S. Roebuck 1699

Date:

C1936

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Etching signed at lower right and numbered 26 of 50 in ink.

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 265mm

Paper Size: 

350mm 
x 415mm
AUTHENTICITY
H.M.S. Roebuck 1699 - Vintage Print from 1936

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1936

Description:

Fine etching by the maritime historian and etcher of H.M.S. Roebuck which under the command of William Dampier first made landfall in August 1699 on the Western Australian coast at Shark Bay which he named. There, and at places further north such as Lagrange Bay, just south of what is now known as Broome in Roebuck Bay, he described and collected many specimens, including shells, subsequently earning the title “Australia’s first natural historian“.

Collections:
National Gallery Australia: Bib ID 593890

Geoffrey Chapman Ingleton (1908 - 1998)

Ingleton was a maritime historian and eminent hydrographer who in his early life was an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. He reached the rank of Lieutenant-Commander. Ingleton's diverse interests were always centred on things maritime. He was a cartographer, author, artist, etcher, ship modeller, book collector and publisher. He acquired an enormous collection of books and periodicals, maps, photographs, ships' log books and nautical charts.

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