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Image: Aldis, Tobacco Merchant

This tiny, detailed engraving by John Carmichael was probably designed for a wrapper or label, according to the NLA catalogue. It is only 8.2cm x 14.2cm.

Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. Carmichael, John & Aldis, William H. (1840). Aldis, tobacco merchant, George Street, Sydney Retrieved January 12, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-133067149
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