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The famous 1788 image of Sydney Cove shortly after the landing of the First Fleet, heralding British settlement. The picture was drawn by William Bradley, one of the senior naval officers of the First Fleet. He compiled an important journal of the settlement of New South Wales and this is one of the illustrations..

Published in Wells' Geographical Gazeteer, Sydney, 1848.

The engraver was John Carmichael (1811-57) the more important Sydney engraver of the period.

110 x 180 mm. (Plateline).

Copperplate etching.

Later hand colour.

A little time stained.

Sydney N.S.Wales. 1788.

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