Sr. Arthur Philip. Esqr.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 140 x 95mm (5½ x 3¾").
Admiral Arthur Phillip RN (1738-1814), first Governor of New South Wales, and founder of the settlement which became Sydney. He commanded the 'First Fleet' carrying convicts to Australia, to form part of the proposed British penal colony of New South Wales. Port Philip Bay is named after him. Ermer, after the 1789 engraving by Sherwin after F. Wheatley. From "Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden".
Noted by Kivell & Spence as "rare" pg. 250.
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