C1883

At the Aboriginal Mission, Warrangesda.

Rare engraving of Warangesda Mission which was established at Darlington Point, in the Riverina district near the town of Griffith, by the Reverend JB Gribble in 1880 as a refuge for Aboriginal people. The mission was originally called the ‘Camp … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

At the Aboriginal Mission, Warrangesda.

Date:

C1883

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

202mm 
x 151mm
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At the Aboriginal Mission, Warrangesda. - Antique View from 1883

Genuine antique
dated:

1883

Description:

Rare engraving of Warangesda Mission which was established at Darlington Point, in the Riverina district near the town of Griffith, by the Reverend JB Gribble in 1880 as a refuge for Aboriginal people. The mission was originally called the ‘Camp of Mercy’ by its founder. It closed in 1912.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

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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