New South Wales: 1850 (1st January) 1d red, unused.
Engraver: Robert Clayton
The first stamps of New South Wales, being 1d, 2d and 3d values, were issued in 1850.
The design is a view of Sydney with a seated figure of Industry releasing convicts from their fetters, and pointing to an oxen plouging in the background. The motto Sic fortis Etruria crevit (Thus mighty Eturia grew) is a quotation from Virgil. They are known to collectors as “Sydney Views”.