C1879

A Telegraph Station on the Overland Line to Palmerston.

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Rare engraving of the early telegraph in Palmerston, Northern Territory. and part of the establishment of telephony in Australia. From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

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Full Title:

A Telegraph Station on the Overland Line to Palmerston.

Date:

C1879

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Telegraph Station on the Overland Line to Palmerston. - Antique View from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Rare engraving of the early telegraph in Palmerston, Northern Territory. and part of the establishment of telephony in Australia.

From the original edition of the
Illustrated Australian News.

Artist:

Samuel  Calvert (1828-1913)
English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He wa prolific and left a large body of work.

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