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Kelvedon Residence Francis Cotton Etching 1843 Tasmania Backhouse

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Kelvedon, The Residence of Francis Cotton


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Antique print relating to Australia


Etching from 'A narrative of a visit to the Australian colonies' by James Backhouse, 1843. The property Kelvedon located near Swansea, Tasmania, was the home of Francis and Anna Maria Cotton. Despite isolation, raids by Aborigines, fear of bushrangers, and destruction by fire the Cottons prospered as sheep farmers. James Backhouse (1794-1869) was a naturalist and Quaker missionary. For further information on Backhouse click on the following link:

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Additional Information

artist Anon.
method Etching
date 1843
size 90mm by 160mm (image only)
SKU AU4258