C1850

City of Adelaide S.A. looking South-East.

Very rare early lithograph taken from the Torrens and the cattle yards at the north western end of the city opposite the Newmarket Hotel. Issued as a free supplement in the April 1850 ‘Commentator’. Reference: Graven Images of the Promise … Read Full Description

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S/N: SA-1850-CALV–222127
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Full Title:

City of Adelaide S.A. looking South-East.

Date:

C1850

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

333mm 
x 226mm
AUTHENTICITY
City of Adelaide S.A. looking South-East. - Antique View from 1850

Genuine antique
dated:

1850

Description:

Very rare early lithograph taken from the Torrens and the cattle yards at the north western end of the city opposite the Newmarket Hotel. Issued as a free supplement in the April 1850 ‘Commentator’.

Reference:
Graven Images of the Promise Land; p. 19 ill. 29

Collections:
Art GAllery South Australia:
National Gallery Australia: NGA 2006.39
National Library Australia: Bib ID 169769

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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