Captain John Hunter
Orme, Daniel, 1766-1837, engraver
1 leaf : portrait ; 23 x 14 cm
Frontispiece: Hunter, John, 1738-1821. An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson, and Norfolk Island. London : Printed for John Stockdale, 1793.
This octavo condensation issued some time after the quarto edition published in Jan. 1793. It has only 4 engravings as opposed to 17, including a newly engraved title-page and William Blake's plate at page 372, which is unchanged, though now folded to fit new format. Cf. Bentley.
Portrait frontispiece engraved by D. Orme after painting by R. Dighton; Blake folded plate is after a sketch by Governor King.
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Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Early works to 1800.
Hunter, John, 1738-1821 -- Portraits
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Early works to 1800
Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814, artist