C1820

Sydney from Bennelongs Point New South Wales

Artist:

Captain James Wallis (1785 - 1858)

Rare large engraved view of Sydney Cove (Circular Quay) from Wallis’s very rare, An Historical Account of The Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views, Engraved By W. Preston, a Convict, from Drawings Taken … Read Full Description

$A 5,750

S/N: NAHAO-NS-004–319750
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Full Title:

Sydney from Bennelongs Point New South Wales

Date:

C1820

Artist:

Captain James Wallis (1785 - 1858)

Engraver:

Walter Preston 
(1771 – 

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

455mm 
x 305mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sydney from Bennelongs Point New South Wales - Antique View from 1820

Genuine antique
dated:

1820

Description:

Rare large engraved view of Sydney Cove (Circular Quay) from Wallis’s very rare, An Historical Account of The Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views, Engraved By W. Preston, a Convict, from Drawings Taken on the Spot

Artist:

Walter Preston (1777-?)

Preston was an engraver, transported for highway robbery to the penal settlement of Newcastle in 1814 under the command of Captain Wallis. He engraved twelve views of NSW for Wallis and when these were subsequently published they were attributed not to Preston but Wallis.

Very rare and important copper engraving from the Historical Account of the Colony of NSW.

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