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21 After Louis Auguste de Sainson French 1801-1887
Vue Des Caps Du Port Jackson. Nouvelle Galles Du Sud (View Of The Heads At Port Jackson, New South Wales), 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph, 25.2 x 33.4cm. Framed.
Text includes "Pl. 31. de Sainson pinx. A. St Aulaire lith. J. Tastu editeur. Lith. de Lemercier." Held in NGA.

22 After Louis Auguste de Sainson French 1801-1887
Vue De George's Street À Sydney, 1833. Hand-coloured lithograph, 25.4 x 32.9cm. Slight foxing, minor tear to margins. Framed.
Text includes "Pl. 32. de Sainson pinx. Alexis Noël lith. Fig. par. V. Adam. J. Tastu editeur. Lith. de Langlumé." Held in NLA. The central figure near the guard house, wearing a hat and breastplate,
is Bungaree, also known as "Chief of the Broken Bay Tribe", as dubbed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie.

23 After Barthelemy Lauvergne French 1805-1871
Sydney. Etablissement Principal De La Nouvelle Galles Du Sud (Sydney. Main Settlement Of New South Wales), 1833. Hand-coloured aquatint, artist and title below image, 22 x 32cm (image). Minor foxing. Framed.
Text includes "Lauvergne del. Himely sc. de Sainson edit. Finot imp." From D'Urville, Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe, Paris, J. Tastu, 1833. Held in Powerhouse Museum. Image drawn during the Laplace voyage (1830-1832), depicting Circular Quay, Fort Macquarie, and Bennelong Point (current site of Sydney Opera House).

24 John Carmichael Australian 1803-1857
J. MacNaughton, Chemist And Druggist [Advertisement], c1834. Engraving, title and artist in plate above and below image, 7.5 x 10.9cm. Minor foxing.
Text reads "6 King Street, Sydney. Prescriptions carefully prepared, medicine chests fitted up." The chemist is listed in The NSW Calendar and General Post Office Directory, 1834. Ref: NLA

25 John Doyle Irish 1797-1868
An Extraordinary Animal, Neither An Opossum Nor A Kangaroo But Having Something Of Both, 1835. Hand-coloured lithograph, monogrammed in image lower left, 35.7 x 28.3cm. Trimmed right margin, minor foxing and stains.
Text reads "H.B. Sketches No. 383. Published by T. McLean, 26 Haymarket, 26 March 1835. Ducôté & Stephens Lithog'y, 70 St Martins Lane." Political caricature of Daniel O'Connell, "Irish Liberator", as a hybrid marsupial with Whig MPs Lord John Russell, Thomas Spring Rice and another in his pouch. From 1829 to 1851 Doyle produced a series of 917 prints satirizing British politics and used the nom de plume of "H.B." (a cipher of his initials). Doyle was also the grandfather of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Held in NGA.

26 Lower Lodge, Government Domain 1836
Hand-coloured lithograph, title below image, 15.7 x 23.6cm. Perforations to left margin, minor stains and irregular edges to margins.
Text reads "Printed, published and sold by J. G. Austin & Co., No. 12, Bridge St, Sydney."

27 William Henry Fernyhough Brit./Aust. 1809-1849
Toby. Broken Bay Tribe, 1836. Lithograph, initialled in image lower left, 23 x 10.5cm. Repaired tears across image, rubbed surface and soiling. Laid down on acid-free backing.
Text continues "Published by J.G. Austin & Co., 12 Bridge Street, Sydney." From the folio A Series of Twelve Profile Portraits of the Aborigines of New South Wales." The portraits were issued as a set in wrappers for 10s 6d. Fernyhough was a sketcher, silhouette artist, lithographer and draughtsman who immigrated to Sydney in 1836. His work at J.G. Austin's lithographic printing firm earned his lithography much praise. He was also an assistant surveyor and architect under Thomas Mitchell. His work is held in NPG; SLNSW; and NLA.

28 H.T. Bass, Ship Builder
Darling Harbour, Sydney c1838

Engraving, 6.9 x 9.5cm. Slight foxing, minor tear to right edge.
Text includes "NB: Every description of vessels under 500 tons register built by...The most approved models & repaired boats, spars..." This advertisement appeared in an early Sydney directory.

29 John Carmichael Australian 1803-1857
Barrack From George Street [Wynyard Square], 1838. Engraving, artist's initials and title in plate below image, 9.6 x 18cm. Trimmed upper plate mark, water damage, soiling and repaired upper margin.
Text reads "Published by J. Maclehose, Hunter Street. [Sydney]." From The picture of Sydney and strangers' guide in New South Wales for 1838. Held in NLA. The Sydney Military Barracks, situated at Wynyard Square, moved to Paddington in the 1840s.

30 John Carmichael Australian 1803-1857
Plan Of The Pass Of Victoria, Mount York, c1838. Engraving, title and faint artist's initials in plate upper left and below image, 8.7 x 16.2cm (image). Trimmed plate marks, repaired lower margin, slight foxing, soiling.
From The picture of Sydney and strangers' guide in New South Wales for 1839, published in Sydney by J. Maclehose, 1839. Held in NGA. This map is one of the earliest maps of the Mount Victoria area in the Blue Mountains, NSW. The Victoria Pass, considered to be a masterpiece of engineering by Surveyor General Major Mitchell, was completed in 1832.

31 W. Moffitt Australian 1802-1874
W. Pendray, Tailor And Draper, 1838. Engraving, title and artist in plate above and below image, 7.8 x 11.2cm. Foxing lower right.
Text reads "No. 9, George Street, Sydney. Regimental & naval uniforms made in the first London style." Held in NGA. This advertisement appeared in an early Sydney directory.

32 Robert Westmacott Brit./Aust. 1801-1870
Illawarra Lake, NSW, 1838. Lithograph, original title affixed to backing below image, 18.4 x 26.9cm. Trimmed margins, minor paper loss and slight soiling to image, laid down on old backing.
From the series Views in Australia, published by Hullmandel. Held in NGA. Very uncommon.

33 Ticket Of Leave For Prisoner Samuel Banfield...
...To Pass From Launceston To George Town, Tasmania, 1839. Letterpress, annotated, dated and signed in ink, 14.5 x 16.7cm. Slight stains, old folds.
A physical description of 25-year old prisoner Samual Banfield appears verso.

34 Charles Dirk Wittenoom Brit./Aust. c1824-1866
Sketch Of The Town Of Perth From Perth Water, Western Australia, 1839. Etching, title in plate below image, 15.9 x 24.4cm (image). Trimmed plate mark, soiling, missing portion to lower right corner of image. Laid down on acid-free paper.
Partially obscured text includes "C.D. Wittenoom, Esq'r. Printed by [J.] Henshall, [1, Cloudesley Terrace, Islington]." Ref: NLA. This is a very early view of Western Australia.

35 S.T. Gill Brit./Aust. 1818-1880
Collection Of Drawings Depicting An Australian Homestead And Landscapes, 1842. Five watercolours with ink and wash, some with white highlight, all initialled in ink "S.T.G." and titled in ink or pencil lower left to right, one image dated "1842" with illegible annotation in pencil verso, sizes range from 12.6 x 20.3cm to 17 x 23.4cm. Minor foxing, one with old crease and one with repaired tear to upper edge of image. All framed.

Titles read: (1) Shepherd's Out Station, Mr & Mrs Horrocks, North Station [?]; (2) Stringy Bark Tree; (3) Gum Trees; (4) Native Cherry Tree, Victoria; and (5) Grass Trees. Provenance: Private collection, Melbourne. A rare collection of high quality watercolours by S.T. Gill, which has remained together from its inception.
The collection $55,000

36 John Skinner Prout British 1805-1876
View In George Street, Sydney, 1842. Hand-coloured lithograph, signed in image lower left, title in lower margin, 18.9 x 28.1cm. Crinkles and minor stains overall, slight chips to edges of margins, old mount burn.

37 John Skinner Prout British 1805-1876
Miller's Point, Sydney, From The Flagstaff Hill, 1842. Tinted lithograph, signed in image lower left, title in lower margin, 18 x 26.6cm. Minor crinkles, slight stains and pinholes to image, creases, old mount burn.

38 After Charles Staniforth Hext British 1815-1855
Military Barracks, Sydney [Cricket Match], c1845. Tinted lithograph with hand-colouring, title and artist in lower margin, 13.2 x 24.6cm (image). Original Tasmanian muskwood frame, chips to frame,
crack to corner of glass upper left.
Text reads "C. Hutchins, Lithographer, Liverpool. From a sketch by Capt. Hext, 4th, the King's Own Regiment." This image is from Views in Australia and Tasmania, a series of four lithographs produced
from drawings by Hext. Ref: NLA. This is the first depiction of a cricket match in Australia. The Military Barracks were situated at Wynyard Square before moving to Paddington later in the 1840s.

39 Illustrated [Satirical] Advertisements
...[Including Female Emigration To Australia], c1850s. Etching, captioned below each panel, signed "E.F. Weir" and titled in plate below image, 21.5 x 36.1cm (image). Soiling, repaired tears and missing portions overall. Laid down on acid-free tissue.
Extremely uncommon print. Partially obscured text includes "London, Robert Weir, [...]rrow Road, Pad dington." Captions include "A young lady (an orphan) will give her services to any lady proceeding to Australia, in return for her passage being paid there; The widow of an officer for any situation, not menial; An experienced female to attend upon an invalid or insane person, the latter preferred." The remaining satirical advertisements pertain to women of various social classes and positions seeking employment within Britain.

40 George Cruikshank British 1792-1878
Probable Effects Of Over Female Emigration, Or Importing The Fair Sex From The Savage Islands In Consequence Of Exporting All Our Own To Australia, c1850s. Hand-coloured etching, signed and titled in plate lower right and below image, 14.6 x 39.7cm (image). Old folds, slight tears, surface loss and minor stains to margins.
Held in NGA; NLA; and Powerhouse Museum.

41 Frederick William Hulme British 1816-1884
Ophir Diggings, Summer Hill Creeks [Gold Fields, Bathurst, NSW], c1851. Hand-coloured tinted lithograph, titled and signed in image lower left to right, 24.7 x 32.6cm. Slight foxing, surface loss to lower margin.
Text reads "Hullmandel & Walton's Proeess [sic]."

42 Conrad Martens Australian 1801-1878
Part Of Port Jackson With Garden Island, From Near The Church, Darling Point, 1851. Tinted lithograph, monogrammed in image lower left, annotated "View from Darling Point Road" in an unknown hand in pencil in lower margin, 14 x 23cm. Foxing, handling crinkles, missing portions and stains to margins.
From the series Sketches in the environs of Sydney... Ref: Ellis, Conrad Martens: life and art, 1994, p199.

43 Conrad Martens Australian 1801-1878
The Lower Lodge, Domain, 1851. Lithograph, titled in pencil in lower margin, 9 x 14cm. Stains and minor tear to image lower left, foxing, trimmed corners of margins.

44 Conrad Martens
Australian 1801-1878
Entrance To Government House, 1851. Lithograph, titled in pencil in lower margin, 13.2 x 23.8cm. Foxing, stains, handling creases, missing upper left corner and portions of lower margin.

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