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Plan of Sydney Town, capital of the English colonies in the Southern Lands
(Plan de ville de Sydney, capitale des colonies angloises, aux Terres australes, 1802)
plate 17 in the Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes (Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands) atlas. Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1824, 2nd edition

engraving and etching
14.9 × 21.2 cm (image) 24.3 × 31.7 cm (plate) 37.5 × 36.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
printed in ink above image u.r.: 17 .
printed in ink (in image) u.c.r.: PLAN / DE LA VILLE DE SYDNEY / Capitale des Colonies Angloises, / AUX TERRES AUSTRALES . / Levé par Mr. (r in superscript above . ) Lesueur , / er assujettu aux relevemens de Mr. (r in superscript above . ) Boullanger. / 9 bre. (bre in superscript above . ) 1802 .
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: Levé par Lesueur . J.Milbert direx . Colquet sculp .
printed in ink below image l.c.: NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE : Colonies Angloises .
(Map is numbered 1 to 38 which corresponds to key printed in ink below image)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Joe White Bequest, 2010
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Gallery location
Not on display