Australia, Tasman's 1644 Carpenter Landing c1886
Dutch Explorer Abel Tasman mapped the North Coast of Australia in 1644.
This print is an original copy of that sketch showing Tasman's Landing that appeared in Garran's The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia
Artist: Macleod, William
Publisher: Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co, Sydney
Paper Size: 150 x 200mm
Technique: Wood Engraving
Description: Wood Engraving with later hand colouring
Commemorates the first landing of Tasman on Lagoon Bay Beach in December 1642
The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia
Published in Sydney in 1886-88, the enormous, multi-volume 'Picturesque Atlas of Australasia' was an attempt with words and pictures to describe the Australia of the time.