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Prout, J. S. (John Skinner), 1806–1876

Sydney illustrated / by J.S. Prout ; with letter press description by J. Rae, M.A.

[Sydney] : T. Bluett, printer, 1844.
Sydney : Printed by Kemp and Fairfax, Lower George Street, [1844]
Physical Description:
42 pages, [15] leaves of plates ([3] folded) : illustrations, map ; 36 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DU178 .P76 1844+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally issued in four parts.
Date of publication taken from page 42: "Sydney, March 1844."
With tinted lithographs, pritned by T. Bluett.
Title page is lithographed.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 576
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary brown quarter morocco and brown cloth. Illustrated front covers to two of the original parts have been included as front and rear pastedowns. Two of the plates, Sydney Cover, 184[?] and Port Jackson from Dawes' Battery. 1842, are printed on India paper and mounted.
Subject Terms:
Bluett, Thomas, 1819-1846 -- Printer.
Kemp and Fairfax -- Printer.
Landscapes -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Description and travel.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History.
Lithographs -- 1844.
Rae, John, 1813-1893, writer of added text.

  • District of Sydney
  • Sydney Cove, 184[?]
  • Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney
  • Miller's Point, Sydney, from the Flag Staff Hill
  • Port Jackson from Dawes' Battery, 1842
  • Campbell's Wharf. Sydney Cove
  • Lower Fall Willoughby, North Shore Sydney. 1842
  • Sydney, from Mrs Darling's Point
  • New Government House, Sydney
  • The Heads of Port Jackson
  • Port Jackson, East of Bradley's Head
  • Cockatoo Island, Parramatta River
  • View in George Street, Sydney
  • The City of Sydney, N.S.W. from behind Lavender's Bay, North Shore
  • The City of Sydney. N.S.W. From the government Paddock. Paramatta Street.

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