Historical information

This etching was created of Camperdown c1850s showing a group of First Nations people and early dwellings and native vegetation around Mounts Leura and Sugarloaf. Camperdown was surveyed by Robert Dunbar Scott in 1851. First dwelling constructed by David Fenton in 1853 on site of Commercial Hotel.

Physical description

Etching of early Camperdown scene showing group of First Nations people in the foreground with early buildings, native vegetation and Mount Leura and Mount Sugarloaf in the background.

Inscriptions & markings

On front: Mt Leura, Camperdown