C1814

North-eastern part of the Prince of Wales’ Islands taken Oct. 31 1802 at 3r.15′ p.m.

Artist:

William Westall (1781 - 1850)

Rare coastal profile from sheet XVIII of Flinders hydrographic atlas.     The Prince of Wales Island, called Muralug in the native name, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago at the tip of Cape York Peninsula

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S/N: FAVTTA-CP-QC-1812–228957
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Full Title:

North-eastern part of the Prince of Wales’ Islands taken Oct. 31 1802 at 3r.15′ p.m.

Date:

C1814

Artist:

William Westall (1781 - 1850)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

435mm 
x 35mm
AUTHENTICITY
North-eastern part of the Prince of Wales' Islands taken Oct. 31 1802 at 3r.15' p.m. - Antique View from 1814

Genuine antique
dated:

1814

Description:

Rare coastal profile from sheet XVIII of Flinders hydrographic atlas.

 

 

The Prince of Wales Island, called Muralug in the native name, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago at the tip of Cape York Peninsula

Artist:

William Westall (1781-1850) 

Westall was a Royal Academy artist appointed to Mathew Flinders voyage at 19 years of age. His method of drawing topographical views was to rule up his drawing sheets in a grid pattern to obtain an accurate perspective.

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