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Lieu King engraving Skelton Wright 1789

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Lieu King

$195.00

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Antique print relating to Australia
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Captain Philip Gidley King RN (1758 - 1808) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. He is best known as the official founder of the first European settlement on Norfolk Island and as the third Governor of New South Wales. Illustration to 'The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay ... to which are added, the journals of Lieuts Shortland, Watts [and others]...', published by Stockdale. A couple of spots on edge of platemark to the right.
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artist W Skelton after J Wright
method Copper-line engraving
date 1789
size 205mm by 130mm (platemark)
SKU AU3636