C1880

Ansicht von Sydney in Australien aus der Dogelschau

Artist:

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Superb birds-eye view of Sydney, taken from above Woolloomooloo looking west to the Blue Mountains. The Garden Palace, which burnt down on 22nd September 1882, can be seen at lower centre. The cricket ground was laid out in the north-western … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Ansicht von Sydney in Australien aus der Dogelschau

Date:

C1880

Artist:

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

505mm 
x 300mm

Frame Size: 

800mm 
x 605mm
AUTHENTICITY
Ansicht von Sydney in Australien aus der Dogelschau - Antique Print from 1880

Genuine antique
dated:

1880

Description:

Superb birds-eye view of Sydney, taken from above Woolloomooloo looking west to the Blue Mountains. The Garden Palace, which burnt down on 22nd September 1882, can be seen at lower centre. The cricket ground was laid out in the north-western section of the park (just behind the current entrance to St James railway station) and all major games were played there until 1856. The cricket ground in Hyde Park with the stands are prominently shown.

German issue.

References: Sydney Views 1788-1888 Knoblauch Collection Item 96 Page 132

Biography:

Albert Charles Cooke (1836-1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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