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Australian Aborigines smoking bee-hives, Gwalior Plains antique print c1874

Australian Aborigines smoking bee-hives, Gwalior Plains antique print c1874

by Armytage, J.C.

Honey-hunting aborigines smoking Australian native bees up tree. South-east Australia, Gwalior Plains (miss-spelt Gwalor Plains).

Original steel engraving by prominent English landscape artist and engraver James Charles (J.C.) Armytage (1802-1897) after the drawing by James Howe Carr (also known as Carse), for Australia Illustrated, published by Virtue and Company in England c.1874 (fine later hand-colour).

This finely coloured engraving is in good condition. The margins are wide, as published. Page size is 215 x 270mm. (approx 8 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches). Image, 130 x 182mm (5 1/8 x 7 1/8 inches).

Stock Number: apVau41-colPrice: $85.00

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