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Westall, William, 1781–1850

Views of Australian scenery / painted by W. Westall ; and engraved by Byrne.

[London] : [Pubd. by G. & W. Nicol, Pall-Mall], [Feb. 12, 1814]
Physical Description:
[9] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 x 32 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DU99 .W47 1814+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title, on publisher's printed label.
Publisher name and date from plates.
Engraved by John Byrne, John Pye, W. Woolnoth, J. Scott, John Pye & W. Finden, and Samuel Middiman; after William Westall.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 567
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original red paper wrappers, embossed with diagonal ribs and floral design; green cloth spine. With publisher's black paper label on front with title lettered in gilt within gilt border.
Subject Terms:
Aboriginal Australians -- Pictorial works.
Australia -- Pictorial works.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Pictorial works.
Landscapes -- Australia -- Pictorial works.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1814.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852, engraver.
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, engraver.
Pye, John, 1745- engraver.
Scott, John, 1774-1827, engraver.
Woolnoth, W. (William), engraver.
G. and W. Nicol (Firm), publisher.

  • Views on the north side of Kangaroo Island
  • View of Mala Road, from Pobassoo's Island
  • View of Wreck-Reef Bank, taken at low water
  • View of Murray's Islands, with the natives offering to barter
  • View from the south side of King George's Sound
  • View of Port Jackson, taken from the South Head
  • View of Port Bowen, from the hills behind the Watering Gully
  • View in Sir Edward Pellew's Group-Gulph of Carpentaria
  • Entrance of Port Lincoln, taken from behind Memory Cove.

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