William WESTALL | View from the south side of King George's Sound.

William WESTALL
print after England 1781 – England 1850
Australian waters 1801-05

John BYRNE
engraver England 1786 – 1847

View from the south side of King George's Sound. 1814
intaglio
undesignated impression as issued , published state
page 27.5 (h) x 37.4 (w) cm
Purchased 1986
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
NGA 1986.996.6

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From 1801 to 1803, Captain Matthew Flinders circumnavigated Australia in the Investigator, staying about four weeks anchored at King George Sound. The artist William Westall accompanied this expedition and sketched the landscape including coastal profiles of Western Australia.





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