Auction 142, Lot 710

"Ansicht von Sidney von der Sudseite, und der Mundung des Parramatta Flusses",

Subject: Sydney, Australia

Period: 1815 (circa)

Publication: Der Funfte Welttheil Oder Australien

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.1 x 5.5 inches
30.7 x 14 cm

This German version of Charles Alexandre Lesueur's engraving shows Sydney Harbor at the mouth of the Parramatta River. Lesueur was a French naturalist, artist and explorer who traveled to Australia as the artist on board the expedition of Nicolas Baudin in 1801. This view depicts numerous boats and ships in the background with natives in the forefront. Published in Friedrich Ludwig Lindner's Der funfte Welttheil oder Australien.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with some light scattered foxing primarily in the blank margins, and one tiny hole in image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/28/2012

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