Melbourne Exhibition Building


Title:
Melbourne Exhibition Building
Date:
C1886
Artist:
Frederic B. Schell (1838-1900)
Image Size:
180mm x 250mm (7.09" x 9.84")
Condition:
In good condition
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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$A 75
Stock Number:
PAA 1177 VM (NHO) (C048)
Description:
One of the few remaining exhibition buildings in the world.
Biography:

Frederic B. Schell (1838-1900)

Schell was an American employed as the senior artist on the most ambitious colonial publication ever attempetd, The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia . He arrived in Sydney with two other American artists, W.T. Smedley and W. C. Fitler, plus a number of engravers including Horace Baker. When Phil May returned to England in 1888 Schell accompanied him.

The Grafton Gallery 'Exhibition of Australian Art in London’ 1898 included F.B. Schell, cat.250, 'Junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers, N.S.W.’, cat.254, 'Hamilton Reach, Brisbane’, cat. 255, 'Sydney Harbour, N.S.W.’,  lent by the Trustees of Sydney Gallery.

He is represented in a number of institutional collections.

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