Entrance of Paramatta River.
Published March 25 1803 by M. Jones Paternoster Row.
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, 1804 watermarked paper; sheet 125 x 210mm (4¾ x 8¼").
The Paramatta River is a waterway in Sydney, Australia. It is the main tributary of Sydney Harbour. Here a ship can be seen entering with a British Flag marking the territory on the shore. 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."
Tim McCormick, 'First Views of Australia 1788-1825'; for another impression see ref. 15621.
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