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View of Shark’s Bay in New South Wales. Taken from Vinegar Hill
(1813); published 1814
plate 16 from the Views in New South Wales series, published by Absalom West, Sydney, 1812–14

etching and engraving
22.0 × 36.8 cm (image) 27.5 × 40.3 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
printed in ink below image l.l.: Drawn by J. Eyre
printed in ink below image l.r.: Engraved by W. Prefton
printed in ink below image l.c.: View of SHARKS BAY, in New South Wales / Taken from Vinegar Hill. / Dedicated to his Excellency Lachlan Macquarie, Esqre. (re in superscript above . ) Governor of New South Wales. &c. &c. &c. / Published Novr. (r in superscript over . ) 30th (th in superscript over . ) 1814 by A. West, Sydney.
inscribed in blue ballpoint pen on reverse u.l.: (framing instructions)
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of an anonymous donor through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2010
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display