C1939

Pinchgut, 30th Nov. 1839 Wilkes' ships Vincennes and Peacock at Anchor.

Fine etching by the maritime historian and etcher of Charles Wilkes United States Exploring Expedition of 1838–1842 at anchor at Pinchgut, present day Fort Denison, in Sydney Harbour. The expedition was an explored the Pacific Ocean with the flagship, the … Read Full Description

$A 850

Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Pinchgut, 30th Nov. 1839 Wilkes’ ships Vincennes and Peacock at Anchor.

Date:

C1939

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Etching signed at lower right and numbered 5 of 50 in ink.

Image Size: 

203mm 
x 151mm

Paper Size: 

357mm 
x 272mm
AUTHENTICITY
Pinchgut, 30th Nov. 1839 Wilkes' ships Vincennes and Peacock at Anchor. - Vintage Print from 1939

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1939

Description:

Fine etching by the maritime historian and etcher of Charles Wilkes United States Exploring Expedition of 1838–1842 at anchor at Pinchgut, present day Fort Denison, in Sydney Harbour. The expedition was an explored the Pacific Ocean with the flagship, the naval sloop Vincennes, and the slightly smaller Peacock. In December 1839, the expedition sailed from Sydney towards the Antarctic Ocean.

Collections:
National Gallery Australia: Bib ID 2116536

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.

View other items by Geoffrey Chapman Ingleton

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.