C1824

Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Diemen’s Land Delineated, in Fifty Views, with descriptive Letter Press, Dedicated by Permission to The Right Honorable Earl Bathurst, & c.

Joseph Lycett was a painter and forger convicted in 1811 and transported to Botany Bay. On arrival he was given his ticket of leave but soon after was reconvicted for forgery and sent to the penal settlement of Newcastle. Again … Read Full Description

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Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Diemen’s Land Delineated, in Fifty Views, with descriptive Letter Press, Dedicated by Permission to The Right Honorable Earl Bathurst, & c.

Date:

C1824

Condition:

In good condition.

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Image Size: 

335mm 
x 240mm
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Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in Fifty Views, with descriptive Letter Press, Dedicated by Permission to The Right Honorable Earl Bathurst, & c. - Antique View from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Joseph Lycett was a painter and forger convicted in 1811 and transported to Botany Bay. On arrival he was given his ticket of leave but soon after was reconvicted for forgery and sent to the penal settlement of Newcastle. Again in 1821 he received a pardon and returned to England armed with a portfolio of colonial views. In 1824 he published his famous series, &#8220Views in Australia&#8221 dedicated to the Earl of Bathurst. Lycett is acknowledged as being one the most important colonial artists to record the progress of the colony.

Joseph Lycett (1777 - 1828)

Painter & forger convicted in 1811 & transported to Botany Bay. On arrival he was given his ticket of leave but soon was reconvicted for forgery and sent to the penal settlement of Newcastle. Again in 1821 he received a pardon and returned to England armed with a portfolio of colonial views. In 1824 John published “Views in Australia” dedicated to the Earl of Bathurst. Lycett is acknowledged as being one the most important colonial artists to record the progress of the colony.

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