Lithograph with tintstone, sheet 265 x 170mm (10½ x 6¾").
Portraits of: Ernest Giles (1835-97), John Forrest (1847-1918), Charles Sturt (1795-1869), Robert O'Hara Burke (1821-61), William John Wills (1834-61), Ludwig Leichardt (1813-48), John McDouall Stuart (1815-66) and Sir George Grey (1812-98). In the centre is Charles Summers' monument to Burke and Wills in Melbourne. In 1860-1 Burke and Wills led an expedition crossing Australia from Melbourne in the south to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north. They successfully did so but both men lost their lives on the return to Melbourne.
Kivell & Spence: Pg 124.
[Ref: 37092] £85.00