Item #CL202-8 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 “ 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...”

Item #CL202-8

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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