C1886

Eagle Street

Early image of Eagle Street, Brisbane with Mooney Memorial Fountain which was erected between 1878 and 1880 and designed by the City Engineer, William Holloway Chambers.

$A 85

S/N: PAA-2376-QB–197943
(C036)
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Full Title:

Eagle Street

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

175mm 
x 127mm

Paper Size: 

204mm 
x 153mm
AUTHENTICITY
Eagle Street - Antique View from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Early image of Eagle Street, Brisbane with Mooney Memorial Fountain which was erected between 1878 and 1880 and designed by the City Engineer, William Holloway Chambers.

William Crothers Fitler (1857 - 1915)

Fitler was born in Philadelphia in 1857 and studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was a tonalist landscape painter and most of his works depict views of New York, Connecticut, or Long Island. Fitler was a member of the Salmagundi Club, New York Watercolor Club, Brooklyn Art Association, Artists Fund Society, and New York Municipal Art Society. Fitler came to Australia with Fred B. Schell and W.T. Smedley to work on Australia's most ambitious and largest colonial publishing venture the, Picturesque Atlas of Australia. On his return to America he exhibited widely and was included in shows at the National Academy (1880-1907), Brooklyn Art Club (1881-1886), and Boston Art Club (1881-1908).

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