Title Page: Lighthouse from the open sea.

Primary Artist

J. Carmichael (1811–1857)

Title

Title Page: Lighthouse from the open sea.

Source

Carmichael, John. Select Views of Sydney, New South Wales. Drawn and engraved by John Carmichael. Sydney, A. Hill, 1829.

Page or Plate number

title page

Reference

Ferguson (1941-69, 1986), 1250

Date made

1829

Place made

Australia, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney View on map Close map

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Category

Illustrated book

Print type

intaglio

Technique

engraving, printed in black ink, from one plate

Matrix size

19.0 x 13.0 cm (printed image)

Support

white wove paper

Support size

27.8 x 22.0 cm (sheet)

State

published state

Impression

undesignated impression as issued

Edition information

print run unknown

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

152705

Accession number

2006.328.1

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 5, 2005/2006 (2006-04-27)

Provenance

Kenneth Webster Collection (stamp on back endpaper). Maggs Brothers, London. Sir Thomas Ramsay (blindstamp). Ramsay sale, Christie's Australia, March 1977, lot 1298. Private collection 1977-1996. Purchased by Rodney Davidson through New Century Antiquarian Books, Melbourne, 1996. Rodney Davidson Collection, 1996-2006. Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from The Davidson collection, second sale, Melbourne: Australian Book Auctions, 27 February 2006, lot 299.

Credit line

Purchased 2006

Subject categories

Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book | Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales

Creators

HILL, Arthur | Male | printer

CARMICHAEL, J. | (1811–1857) Australian | Scottish | Male | artist