C1888

An important Suburb of Sydney-Some Public Buildings in Balmain and Balmain West.

Very rare colonial engraving of Balmain showing a selection of views of buildings in Balmain, Sydney. 1. The Post and Telegraph Office and Courthouse. 2. The Masonic Hall. 3. Balmain West Public School. 4. St. Thomas’s (Anglican) Church, West Balmain. … Read Full Description

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S/N: TACJ-NS-881117101413–231093
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Full Title:

An important Suburb of Sydney-Some Public Buildings in Balmain and Balmain West.

Date:

C1888

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

255mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
An important Suburb of Sydney-Some Public Buildings in Balmain and Balmain West. - Antique View from 1888

Genuine antique
dated:

1888

Description:

Very rare colonial engraving of Balmain showing a selection of views of buildings in Balmain, Sydney.

1. The Post and Telegraph Office and Courthouse.
2. The Masonic Hall.
3. Balmain West Public School.
4. St. Thomas’s (Anglican) Church, West Balmain.

From the original edition of the Town and Country Journal.

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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