Captain John Hunter 

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Resource details

Resource ID

15072

Access

Open

Title

Captain John Hunter

Date of Original

1792

Special Collection

Bentley, G.E.

Creator

Orme, Daniel, 1766-1837, engraver

Format

1 leaf : portrait ; 23 x 14 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

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.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.740

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Early works to 1800.
Hunter, John, 1738-1821 -- Portraits
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Early works to 1800

Sequence

0740

Contributor(s)

Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814, artist

Item

Portrait

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