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Aboriginal Australians Melbourne Port Phillip engraving Douglas Kilburn

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Aboriginal Australians and Melbourne, the Capital of Port Phillip


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Antique print relating to Australia


Kilburn undertook a series of daguerreotypes of Victorian Aborigines because he 'felt anxious to portray the curious race of Aborigines by aid of the Daguerreotype'. Text related to the photographs and view of Melbourne. Sheet trimmed at top missing top heading ('The Illustrated London News'). Date pasted bottom right. A couple of tape stains in margins. Slight toning.

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artist After Douglas Kilburn
method Wood-engraving with later hand-colouring
date 1850
size 390mm by 275mm (sheet)
SKU AU7613