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A view lookin west from Garden Island towards the quay and Government house.

The artist, John Skinner Prout (1805-1876) emigrated from Britain in 1840 with his family. He was an established professional artist with his own lithographic press. Mainly a water-colourist and lithographer, he is regarded as one of the finest colonial artists of the period.


Steel engraving.

Later hand-colouring.

123 x 175 mm. Image size.

Good condition.

GOVERNMENT HOUSE, SYDNEY. 1874. John Skinner Prout.

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