C1791

Huitte in Neu-Sud-Wales

Scarce German c.18th First Fleet period engraving depicting Australian aborigines in Sydney Harbour, based on the English version first issued in Governor Arthur Phillip’s accounts. From Arthur Phillip,  Reise nach der Botany-Bay: nebst Auszügen aus den Tagebüchern der neuesten Brittischen … Read Full Description

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S/N: RNNS-ABOR-004–416214
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Full Title:

Huitte in Neu-Sud-Wales

Date:

C1791

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 160mm

Paper Size: 

268mm 
x 202mm
AUTHENTICITY
Huitte in Neu-Sud-Wales - Antique Print from 1791

Genuine antique
dated:

1791

Description:

Scarce German c.18th First Fleet period engraving depicting Australian aborigines in Sydney Harbour, based on the English version first issued in Governor Arthur Phillip’s accounts.

From Arthur Phillip,  Reise nach der Botany-Bay: nebst Auszügen aus den Tagebüchern der neuesten Brittischen Entdecker in der Südsee

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 113.

Robert Cleveley (1747 - 1809)

Robert Cleveley (1747-1809) Third brother of James Cleveley who was famous painting the death of Cook. This engraving is from the first account of the infant colony at Sydney Cove from information collected by Governer Phillip.

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