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View Of Murray’s Islands With The Natives Offering To Barter

1814. Engraving, artist, title and date in plate below image, 15.7 x 22.4cm. Slight stains, tears, repaired missing portion to lower right edge.

Text reads “Engraved by I. Pye. & W. Finden. Pub’d by G. & W. Nicol, Pall Mall, Feb’y 12, 1814.” This is one of the engravings from Matthew Flinders’ voyage. Held in NGA.

Captain Edwards of the HMS Pandora named ‘Murray Island’ (originally known as Mer) and its neighbouring islands of Waier and Dauar the ‘Murray Islands’ in 1791. They are located in the Torres Strait near the Great Barrier Reef.

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Item #CL181-10

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  Other currencies

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