C1848

Warragumba River. Near Cow Pastures. sic

Rare view of the Warragamba River near the ‘Cow Pastures‘, New South Wale by Captain Robert Westmacott. Westmacott’s description ‘This picturesque view is one of the many the vicinity of the Cowpastures affords. The surrounding country is celebrated for the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Warragumba River. Near Cow Pastures. sic

Date:

C1848

Engraver:

 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 150mm

Paper Size: 

343mm 
x 253mm
AUTHENTICITY
Warragumba River. Near Cow Pastures. sic - Antique View from 1848

Genuine antique
dated:

1848

Description:

Rare view of the Warragamba River near the ‘Cow Pastures‘, New South Wale by Captain Robert Westmacott.

Westmacott’s description ‘This picturesque view is one of the many the vicinity of the Cowpastures affords. The surrounding country is celebrated for the richness of the land, great portion being alluvial large tracts are cultivated, and the farmers in this district are justly considered the best in New South Wales the dairies are numerous.

From Westmacott, R. Sketches in Australia.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 4955.
Wantrup, J. Australian Rare Books. Sydney 1987: 236.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 142223
State Library New South Wales: MRB/F981/W
State Library Victoria: RARELTF 769 W52
British Library London: OCLC Number: 819331969

Capt. Robert Westmacott (1801 - 1870)

Sketcher, army officer and pioneer. He is best known for his sketches in Australia, a series of views of Sydney and rural New South Wales. Settling north Bulli he bred horses and was said to have discovered and surveyed the road now called Bulli Pass.

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