C1890

Centennial Celebration Sydney Unveiling the Queens Statue

Superb large lithograph of the statue of the unveiling of the Queen Victoria statue, Queens Square. Rare. This series of views were the first examples of the new printing technique of photo lithography. In this method the plate was photo … Read Full Description

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S/N: PVOA-NS-019–228191
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Full Title:

Centennial Celebration Sydney Unveiling the Queens Statue

Date:

C1890

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Photolithograph

Image Size: 

277mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Centennial Celebration Sydney Unveiling the Queens Statue - Antique Print from 1890

Genuine antique
dated:

1890

Description:

Superb large lithograph of the statue of the unveiling of the Queen Victoria statue, Queens Square. Rare.

This series of views were the first examples of the new printing technique of photo lithography. In this method the plate was photo sensitised and the image was then transferred by photography. The plate then was inked and printed in the traditional way. Rare.

From Picturesque Views of Australia.

Adam Stephan ( - )

Stephan was a lithographer and Samuel Phillip, photographer, began working on their process of photo lithography in 1884, and by late 1887 had formed a company in Sydney. A Melbourne company was established in June 1889 and a Brisbane branch was also contemplated in that year.

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