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Thomas Muir Huntershill Engraving  John Kay

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Thomas Muir of Huntershill


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Antique print relating to Australia


19th century impression of an engraving originally dating to 1793. Thomas Muir was the most celebrated of Australia's first political prisoners, five men who became known as the 'Scottish Martyrs'. Campaigning for parliamentary reform, they were sentenced in Scotland for sedition in 1793-94 and transported to Sydney in 1794 and 1795.

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artist John Kay (1742-1826)
method Engraving with later hand-colouring
date C1838 (originally 1793)
size 110mm by 65mm (platemark)
SKU AU5889