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corrobborree dance natives new holland engraving walter preston

Corrobborree or dance of the natives of New South Wales, New Holland

$4,500.00

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Original antique print
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Plate no.VI from 'A Historical account of the colony of New South Wales'. London (101 Strand) : Pubd. at R. Ackermann's, Septr. 1820. Features the portrait of 'Burigon, Chief of the Newcastle Tribe' painted and laughing in the left foreground - see 'Joseph Lycett, Convict Artist',John McPhee, p93. There is a central vertical fold as issued.
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artist Walter Preston (fl.1811-1820)
method Copper-line engraving with hand-colouring
date 1820
size 440mm by 600mm (platemark)
SKU AU7939