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A night scene in the neighbourhood of Sydney, ca. 1802 / T. Powell sculpt., W. Alexander delt., [after Thomas Watling]

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SV/323

Record identifier

YolgxDE9

A night scene in the neighbourhood of Sydney, ca. 1802 / T. Powell sculpt., W. Alexander delt., [after Thomas Watling]

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A night scene in the neighbourhood of Sydney, ca. 1802 / T. Powell sculpt., W. Alexander delt., [after Thomas Watling]

Full title

A night scene in the neighbourhood of Sydney, ca. 1802 / T. Powell sculpt., W. Alexander delt., [after Thomas Watling]

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1802

Call Numbers

SV/323

Record Identifier

YolgxDE9

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Physical Description

Contents

1 print - 37 x 43 cm - engraving, hand-coloured

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Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955.

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Hand-coloured engraving of the frontispiece to vol.2 of David Collins’ An account of the English colony in New South Wales…(1802), showing Australian Indigenous people round a camp fire at night, with a full moon.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

A night scene in the neighbourhood of Sydney, ca. 1802 / T. Powell sculpt., W. Alexander delt., [after Thomas Watling]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

'W. Alexander del.' lower left. 'T. Powell sculpt' lower right.

Attributions / Conjectures

T. Powell (sculpt.), after William Alexander (1767–1816), after Thomas Watling (1762–1806). - (Library correspondence file).

Description source

Title from below image.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Antique Print & Map Room, 16 December 2016.

Administrative / Biographical history

The uncoloured version of this plate (Caddell & Davies, 29 June 1802) is believed to have been based on a drawing by Thomas Watling (1762–1806). Then the only competent artist in the colony, the original drawing is likely to have been executed during the period of Watling’s assignment to Judge Advocate David Collins (1756–1810), and taken back to E...

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Call Numbers

SV/323

Record Identifier

YolgxDE9

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Reference code

1005838

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