C1839

Male & Female Black Natives New South Wales.

Very rare early etching of Sydney aboriginals by John Carmichael. References: Butler, Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901, p. 69-70 Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, 2390 Kerr, Dictionary of Australian Artists p.134-135 Collections: National Gallery Australia: Accession no 89.62 National Library … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Male & Female Black Natives New South Wales.

Date:

C1839

Condition:

Wear to top sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Etching

Image Size: 

125mm 
x 95mm

Paper Size: 

180mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
Male & Female Black Natives New South Wales. - Antique Print from 1839

Genuine antique
dated:

1839

Description:

Very rare early etching of Sydney aboriginals by John Carmichael.

References:
Butler, Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901, p. 69-70
Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, 2390
Kerr, Dictionary of Australian Artists p.134-135

Collections:
National Gallery Australia: Accession no 89.62
National Library Australia: Bib ID1249777

John Black Carmichael (1811 - 1857)

Carmichael was a painter, etcher, art teacher and engraver. Despite being 'deaf and dumb', a distinguishing handicap often mentioned in relation to his work, Carmichael was nevertheless regarded as one of the most competent engravers in Sydney. He is also notable for having been one of the earliest free emigrant artists to pursue a lifelong professional career in New South Wales.

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