Publ.d May 1. 1789, by J. Stockdale, Piccadilly.
Engraving with small margins. Sheet size: 230 x 135mm (9 x 5¼"). Cut to plate on left.
A bust portrait of Captain Philip Gidley King (1758 - 1808) within an oval. King was the third Governor of New South Wales, Australia where he helped develop livestock farming, whaling and mining, built many schools and launched the colony's first newspaper. From Phillip's 'Voyage to Botany Bay', 1789.
Portraits of the Famous and Infamous Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Kivell & Spence. P.164.
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