C1887

Distant View of Melbourne from Doncaster Tower.

Colonial engraving of Doncaster looking towards Melbourne from Doncaster Tower. The tower stood on the top of Doncaster Hill, near present-day Westfield Shoppingtown and was built in 1879 – height was 285 ft. It was demolished in 1914.

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S/N: CASS-VM-1038–201393
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Full Title:

Distant View of Melbourne from Doncaster Tower.

Date:

C1887

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

145mm 
x 75mm
AUTHENTICITY
Distant View of Melbourne from Doncaster Tower. - Antique View from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Colonial engraving of Doncaster looking towards Melbourne from Doncaster Tower. The tower stood on the top of Doncaster Hill, near present-day Westfield Shoppingtown and was built in 1879 – height was 285 ft. It was demolished in 1914.

William Hatherell (1855 - 1928)

Painter born in London and studied at the R.A. Schools 1877–9. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Watercolour Society from 1879, showing portraits, genre and illustrations. He worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia as one of the main artists for Picturesque Australia, as well as The Graphic and other American magazines.

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