Group of four lithographs from Sketches in Australia from drawings by Captn. R.M. Westmacott.  After  Robert Westmacott, Brit./Aust.
Group of four lithographs from Sketches in Australia from drawings by Captn. R.M. Westmacott
Group of four lithographs from Sketches in Australia from drawings by Captn. R.M. Westmacott
Group of four lithographs from Sketches in Australia from drawings by Captn. R.M. Westmacott
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Group of four lithographs from Sketches in Australia from drawings by Captn. R.M. Westmacott

c1848. All with text “Drawn from nature by Cap’n Westmacott, on stone by W. Spreat. Printed at W. Spreat’s Lithographic Establishment, Exeter.”.

These images are from the second series of six prints published in 1848, which included views of the Illawarra region and the environs of Sydney. Ref: University of Wollongong.

(1) North Head Of Port Jackson Harbour & The Quarantine Ground, c1848. Hand-coloured tinted lithograph, text including title below image, 14.6 x 23.8cm. Minor foxing to image, tears and stains to margins.

(2) Warragumba [Warragamba] River. Near The Cow Pastures [Camden, NSW], c1848. Hand-coloured tinted lithograph, text including title below image, 15 x 23.2cm. Missing portions, pinholes and stains to margins.

(3) Wooranora [Woronora] River [NSW], c1848. Hand-coloured tinted lithograph, text including title below image, 16.8 x 23.4cm. Missing portions, pinholes and minor stains to margins.

Held in NLA. “Woronora” is an Aboriginal place name, meaning “black rocks [coal]”, located in Sutherland area of Sydney. Ref: Wiki.

(4) Valley Of Jamberoo, Illawarra [NSW], c1848. Hand-coloured tinted lithograph, text including title below image, 18.8 x 26.5cm. Slight stains to image, missing portions, pinholes and foxing to margins.

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Item #CL187-23

Price (AUD): $4,400.00  Other currencies

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