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Tasmania illustrated. Vol. I [picture] / by J.S. Prout
Bib ID 1403230
Format PicturePicture
Author
Prout, John Skinner, 1805-1876
 
Description Hobart Town : [s.n.], 1844 
20 prints : tinted lithograph ; sheet 37 x 53 cm. 
Notes

Title p. with wording 'Vol. II' not published; tree-fern t.p. issued, appropriately amended, for parts I-IIII.

A lithographed 'Notice to Subscribers' was included in pt. 2.

According to Ferguson (3892 rev. and 3893 rev.) published 1844 in 2 parts and in 1 v.; according to The engravers of Van Diemen's Land / Clifford Craig (p. 61-63) issued in 2 parts in 1844, both these versions having 19 plates; according to Australian rare books 1788-1900 / Jonathan Wantrup (228a, 228b and 229) issued 1844 in 4 parts (pl. no. 1-11), and 1844 and 1846 in 2 vol. including pl. no. 12-17.

The plates are: T.p.; [Tree-fern t.p.]; The Female Factory from Proctor's Quarry; Hobart Town from the new wharf; New Town, Mount Direction &c.; Fern tree valley, Mount Wellington; Cape Raoul; Cape Pillar & Tasman's Island; Hobart Town from the New Town road; Rest Down on the Derwent; Hobart Town from Kangaroo Bay; Hobart Town & from Mount Nelson; The Queen's Orphan Schools, New Town; Hobart Town from the government paddock; Notice to subscribers; Launceston V.D.L.; The Cataract, Launceston; Longford and part of Norfolk Plains; Ben Lomond from Fingal; Port Arthur.

S309-S339 S9913-S9918 includes Notice to contributors; S1731-S1749.

Subjects Lithography -- 19th century -- Australia.  |  Tasmania -- Pictorial works.  |  Picture -- Tasmania -- To 1850.
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