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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Darling Harbour, Sydney c1838
Engraving, 6.9 x 9.5cm. Slight foxing, minor tear to right edge.
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
29 John Carmichael
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
physical description of 25-year old prisoner Samual Banfield
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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
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]
...[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
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
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.
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.
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
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.