C1870

Church of St. Ignatius, Richmond.

Scarce colonial engraving of St. Ignatius, Richmond, designed by English born architect William Wardell who was responsible for many of Melbourne’s most important early buildings including St Patrick’s Cathedral. Like St Patrick’s it is in the Gothic Revival style and … Read Full Description

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S/N: IAN-VM-700423084A–221699
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Full Title:

Church of St. Ignatius, Richmond.

Date:

C1870

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

75mm 
x 92mm
AUTHENTICITY
Church of St. Ignatius, Richmond. - Antique View from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of St. Ignatius, Richmond, designed by English born architect William Wardell who was responsible for many of Melbourne’s most important early buildings including St Patrick’s Cathedral. Like St Patrick’s it is in the Gothic Revival style and constructed from local bluestone. The foundation stone was laid in 1867.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN23/04/70/84

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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