C1889

Christmas in Australia: Stopping the Train to go to a Christmas Party.

Colonial engraving showing two well dressed ladies hailing a train at Woodford Station. Probably Woodford railway station in the Blue Mountains. The stationed opened on 11 July 1868 as Buss’ Platform, being renamed Woodford on 1 June 1871. From the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Christmas in Australia: Stopping the Train to go to a Christmas Party.

Date:

C1889

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

232mm 
x 315mm
AUTHENTICITY
Christmas in Australia: Stopping the Train to go to a Christmas Party. - Antique Print from 1889

Genuine antique
dated:

1889

Description:

Colonial engraving showing two well dressed ladies hailing a train at Woodford Station. Probably Woodford railway station in the Blue Mountains.
The stationed opened on 11 July 1868 as Buss’ Platform, being renamed Woodford on 1 June 1871.

From the original edition of The Illustrated London News.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 8438724
State Library Victoria: RARELTEF 052 IL696I
State Library New South Wales: RECORD IDENTIFIER 74Vv5Oy4wEgl

Thomas Walter Wilson (1851 - 1912)

Wilson studied at the National Art Training School in London and was a painter of landscapes, marine and architectural subjects, working in France, Belgium and Holland. During the 1870s he exhibited at the Society of British Artists and the Institute of Painters in Water Colours, of which he was elected a member in 1879. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy. He also worked as a black-and-white illustrator for a number of journals including The Graphic and The Illustrated London News.

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