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Australian Art
Colonial NSW / Tasmania gallery

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John LEWIN

England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

  • Movements: Australia from 1800

Spotted grossbeak. January 1805
Collection Title: Lewin, John. 'Birds of New South Wales with their natural history'. Sydney: G. Howe, 1813
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
prints, Illustrated books, ink; paper
Technique: etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image (irregular) 23.6 h x 21.0 w cm
sheet 28.2 h x 21.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Ferguson (1941-69, 1986), 557
Purchased 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.916.12
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book

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