England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Australia from 1800

Spotted grossbeak. January 1805 Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'Birds of New South Wales with their natural history'. Sydney: G. Howe, 1813
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.

Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 23.6 h x 21.0 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 21.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.916.12
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book