John Lewin

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English: John William Lewin (1770 – 27 August 1819) was an English-born artist active in Australia from 1800. The first professional artist of the colony of New South Wales, he illustrated the earliest volumes of Australian natural history. (adapted from the english wikipedia.)

Notes on the works: From a collection at State Library of New South Wales's Pictures and Manuscripts. Lewin collection Described as "Botanical sketches of Australian plants, 1803-1808? / John Lewin" (Lewin, J. W. (John William), 1770-1819) containing: Drawings - 265 watercolour, pen, ink & pencil drawings on 257 sheets, hinged into booklets - 38-38.5 cm. - 25-28 cm. approx.

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