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Nouvelle Hollande; Port Jackson: Passage De Cox, Dans Les Montagnes Bleues [Cox’s Pass, Blue Mountains, Australia]

c1822. Engraving, title in plate below image, 23.9 x 32.2cm. Slight crinkles, minor foxing, discolouration, pinholes and creases, repaired tears to margins.

Text reads “Dessiné par Marchais d’après A. Pellion. Gravé par Schroeder. 97.” Plate 97 is from Voyage autour du monde: atlas historique by Louis de Freycinet, published in 1822. Held in NLA.

Pellion was a topographical painter, naval draughtsman and midshipman aboard l’Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet during the voyages of 1817-1820. Pellion made many sketches in NSW, including views of Cox’s Pass and Cox’s River and portraits of the local aborigines. Ref: DAAO.

Item #CL181-14

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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