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Australia. Captain Cook proclaiming New South Wales a British Possession.. 1770

Australia. Captain Cook proclaiming New South Wales a British Possession.. 1770

by Garran, Andrew

Antique print of Captain Cook at Botany Bay in 1770, proclaiming New South Wales a British possession.

Original wood engraving after a sketch by the artist T. A. Gilfillan for Picturesque Atlas of Australasia published in Sydney between 1886 and 1888  to commemorate 100 years of settlement in Australia and to provide a graphic historic summary of Australia’s discovery and development during that period. The engravings for this publication were some of the finest wood engravings ever done.

This engraving has later hand colour, and is mounted between antique white acid-free archival boards and covered in protective cellophane.

Size of engraving is 6 x 10 inches or 15 x 25cm
Actual mounted size is 12 x 16 inches or 30 x 40cm

Stock Number: apAustviewPrice: $198.00

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