View Of The Country And Of The Temporary Erections Near The Site For The Proposed Town Of Adelaide In South Australia. After Colonel William Light, 1786–1839 Brit.
View Of The Country And Of The Temporary Erections Near The Site For The Proposed Town Of Adelaide In South Australia
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View Of The Country And Of The Temporary Erections Near The Site For The Proposed Town Of Adelaide In South Australia

c1838. Hand-coloured aquatint, text including artist, engraver, title and publisher in plate below image, 44.7 x 63cm (platemark). Slight foxing to image. Framed.

Title continues “Forming the first of a series of views of that colony now preparing for publication.” Text includes “Drawn by Colonel W. Light. Engraved by Robert Havell. Published by Smith Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, London.” Held in SLSA; NLA; SLNSW; SLV.

Rare, important view of Adelaide in original condition with untrimmed margins and platemark.

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Item #CL201-7

Price (AUD): $11,000.00  other currencies

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