C1886

A Red Letter Day at Liverpool Asylum (Quong Tart)

Rare engraving comprising a series of vignettes which includes Quong Tart the famous Chinese Tea Merchant. From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News. Rare

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S/N: ISN-POR-AA-860814016-DRW05–223594
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Full Title:

A Red Letter Day at Liverpool Asylum (Quong Tart)

Date:

C1886

Condition:

Repaired tear extending into the title, otherwise in good condition

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Red Letter Day at Liverpool Asylum (Quong Tart) - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Rare engraving comprising a series of vignettes which includes Quong Tart the famous Chinese Tea Merchant.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News.

Rare

Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey (1853 - 1907)

Collingridge was a painter, illustrator and teacher who became staff artist for the Illustrated London News and The Graphic both very successful London newspapers, before emigrating to Australia. He was one of several sons in an old Catholic family from Godington Manor, Oxfordshire. Like his brother George , he mostly dropped the 'de Tourcey’ in Australia. came to Sydney in 1879 where he worked as an illustrator for the Sydney Mail , the Town and Country Journal. He founded the New South Wales Art Society and was staff artist of the Illustrated Sydney News. Collingridge exhibited widely, mainly in New South Wales and was a founding member of the Royal Art Society of NSW 1880.

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