Published Dec.24.1802, by M.Jones Paternoster Row.
Hand-coloured engraving. 120 x 192mm. 4¾ x 7½". Staining.
The site of the first British colony in Australia, established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Philip, commodore of the First Fleet. A young man leads his bulls along the pathway pulling along a large tree trunk. From "The History of New South Wales, including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its dependancies, from the Original Discovery of the Island with the Customs and Manners of the Natives; and an Account of the English Colony, -from its- Foundation, to the Present Times. by George Barrington; superintendent of the Convicts. Enriched with beautiful Coloured Prints."
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