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Westall, William 1781-1850

Works: 369 works in 518 publications in 1 language and 2,034 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Poetry  History  Art  Study guides  Personal correspondence  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Engineer
Classifications: PR3502, 821.6
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A history of the University of Oxford : its colleges, halls, and public buildings. In two volumes by William Combe( Book )

14 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings by William Westall, landscape artist on board H.M.S. Investigator during the circumnavigation of Australia by Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N., in 1801-1803 by William Westall( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a four essays on Westall's works by T.M. Perry, Bernard Smith, R.A. Skelton and Donald H. Simpson, also includes annotated catalogues of drawings and other pictures by T.M. Perry and D.H. Simpson; representation of Aborigines from King George Sound (WA), Port Lincoln, Spencer Gulf (SA), Port Jackson (Sydney region) (NSW), Kepple Bay, Shoalwater Bay, (Qld) Murray Islands (Torres Strait), the Sir Edward Pellew Group, Chasm Island, Blue Mud Bay, Caledon Bay (NT)
A voyage to Terra Australis : undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner : with an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the commander during six years and a half in that island by Matthew Flinders( Book )

12 editions published between 1814 and 1966 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.164; 171; (Vanderlin Island (Pellew Group)) Traces of Aborigines; p.172-3; Indications of foreign visitors (Macassans); Stone structure; Remains of bamboo, ship, anchor, rudders; p.183; Evidence of foreign visitors abandoned huts; nothing found under floors; p.188-9; (Chasm Island) - Aboriginal paintings on rocks; p.196-7; (Blue Mud Bay) - Attacked by Aborigines; Aboriginal shot; p.198; Canoe described; Supposes hostility due to contact with Asiatic visitors; p.206-210; (Caledon Bay) - Contact with Aborigines; p.212; Aborigines described; dress; circumcision; weapons; p.213; Evidence of Asian contact; p.214-215; Aboriginal vocabulary; p.223; (Melville Bay) - Pottery and hut on beach; p.2228-233; (English Companys Islands) - Encounter with Macassan praus, under Pobassoo; Detailed account; Description of trepang and Macassan navigation methods; p.233; Pabassoo Island and Malay Roads named p.235; Contact with Aborigines; p.257; Koepang, Timor; Information sought from governor concerning Macassan trepang industry
Great Britain illustrated : a series of original views by Thomas Moule( Book )

9 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A History of the University of Cambridge : its colleges, halls, and public buildings by William Combe( Book )

15 editions published in 1815 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcadian quest : William Westall's Australian sketches by Elisabeth Findlay( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westall was a landscape and figure painter on the voyage of The Investigator, captained by Matthew Flinders, 1801; survey and chronology of the voyage; paintings include four portraits from Port Jackson; Port Lincoln; King George's Sound; Blue Mud Bay: Body of a Native Shot on Morgan's Island, 1803; Port Bowen, Queensland
Narrative of a whaling voyage round the globe, from the year 1833 to 1836 : comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian archipelago, etc. : with an account of southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climates visited by Frederick Debell Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Herman Melville described this as one of the best works on the whale industry. Bennett was a scientist attached to this expedition. His specific assignment was to observe the anatomy and habits of southern whales, to determine the best way of conducting the sperm whale fishery industry, to investigate the islands of polynesia, and to collect examples of natural history" -- Hill
The landscape album : or, Great Britain illustrated by Thomas Moule( Book )

10 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of an expedition into the interior of Africa by the River Niger in the steam-vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832, 1833 and 1834 by MacGregor Laird( Book )

1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Year's gift : and juvenile souvenir by Priscilla Maden Watts( )

3 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An important feature of English bookselling, gift books like "The New Year's gift" included contributions from many of the foremost writers and artists of the day. This microfiche reproduction opens up a rich resource both to literary scholars and researchers interested in the history of book production and illustration. Not only do they include little-known contributions by well-known writers, they also provide evidence of the tastes and social attitudes of their time
Rome, and its surrounding scenery by William Bernard Cooke( Book )

2 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant extracts, a copious selection of instructive, moral, and entertaining passages, from the most eminent prose writers by Vicesimus Knox( )

in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Shakspeare : with Dr. Johnson's preface : a glossary, and an account of each play, and a memoir of the author by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picturesque views on the southern coast of England, by J. M. W Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hindoos: including a general description of India, its government, religion, manners, and customs: the fine arts, architecture, and literature. With a general outline of the history of Hindoostan by William Westall( Book )

6 editions published between 1846 and 1847 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter ; or, The causes, appearances, and effects of the great seasonal repose of nature by Robert Mudie( Book )

4 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegy written in a country church yard by Thomas Gray( Book )

3 editions published between 1836 and 1839 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer version of Gray's Elegy in a country church yard, plus DOS applications
The life, letters, and journals of Lord Byron by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Added t -p, engraved
Views of Australian scenery by William Westall( Book )

4 editions published between 1814 and 1914 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
W. Westall, A.R.A.

Westall, W.

Westall, W. 1781-1850

Westall, W. (William), 1781-1850

Westall, William

William Westall

William Westall australischer Maler

William Westall ealaíontóir Sasanach

William Westall English artist

William Westall kunstschilder uit Australië (1781-1850)

William Westall pintor australianu (1781–1850)

Wm. Westall, A.R.A.

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