Views in and Around Thursday Island, and the Pearl Fisheries of Queensland.


Title:
Views in and Around Thursday Island, and the Pearl Fisheries of Queensland.
Date:
C1888
Artist:
Unknown
Image Size:
325mm x 233mm (12.8" x 9.17")
Condition:
In good condition
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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$A 345
Stock Number:
TACJ AA 880714079 (NGHY) (B010)
Description:

Very rare colonial engraving of Australian pearling showing helmeted divers at work from pearl lugggers..

1. A Lonely Grave-Tomb of Captain Banner, finder of the Torres Straits pearling Ground, on Too Too Island.
2. Pearl fishers at Work
3. Port Kennedy, the Settlement on Thursday Island.
4. Pearl diver Preparing to Descend
5. Gathering beche de mer on the Coast.

From the original edition of the Town and Country Journal.
Biography:

 

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