C1803

Sydney

Artist:

Vincent Woodthorpe (1764? - 1822)

Early view of Sydney taken from the northern end of George Street, with Sydney Cove (Circular Quay) at the left edge of the print. A bullock wagon is pulling a felled tree in front of a group of wattle and … Read Full Description

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S/N: BTHONSW-NS-157–186293
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Full Title:

Sydney

Date:

C1803

Artist:

Vincent Woodthorpe (1764? - 1822)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

190mm 
x 85mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sydney - Antique Print from 1803

Genuine antique
dated:

1803

Description:

Early view of Sydney taken from the northern end of George Street, with Sydney Cove (Circular Quay) at the left edge of the print. A bullock wagon is pulling a felled tree in front of a group of wattle and daub huts.  

Biography:

Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)       

Print and map engraver and copperplate printer, born in Stepney in about 1764, the son of Vincent Woodthorpe, a victualler, and his wife Elizabeth Waterhouse, who had married in 1763. Apprenticed (Tinplate Workers) to Garnet Terry 8 Jan 1778. He had premises at 27 Fetter Lane, London 1796-1809 and 29 Fetter Lane, London 1800-1822. Woodthorpe engraved a number of the illustrations for Barringtons account of the colony of New South Wales, the subjects were based on earlier issued engravings in first fleet journals.

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