Mount Gambier, And One Of Its Volcanic Lakes (After Sunset) [SA]. After George French Angas, 1822–1886 Brit./Aust.
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Mount Gambier, And One Of Its Volcanic Lakes (After Sunset) [SA]

c1846. Tinted lithograph with hand-colouring, text above and below image includes folio name, artist, title and lithographer “J.W. Giles”, 27.1 x 32.8cm. Crease to lower right corner, slight stains and soiling to margins.

This lithograph is plate 17 from a series of 60 plates in the folio South Australia Illustrated, London, 1847. Image held in the State Library of South Australia, with the artist’s comments “...in the month of May 1844...I visited this singular crater...between the principal crater and the central one is a terrific wall of lava...the third and easternmost, is entirely occupied by a lake of unknown depth, that looks fearfully dark and gloomy when viewed from the heights above; the accompanying sketch is taken looking across the last-mentioned lake, towards the principal crater...”

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Item #CL202-8

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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