C1884

Edward Hanlan Champion Sculler of the World.

Very rare engraving of the Canadian rower, Edward Hanlan who beat Trickett the Australian champion. From the original edition of The Australian Graphic. Incredibly, this newspaper used glass for all the engraving plates which the proprietors claimed, reduced the cost … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Edward Hanlan Champion Sculler of the World.

Date:

C1884

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving printed on a glass plate

Image Size: 

85mm 
x 140mm
AUTHENTICITY
Edward Hanlan Champion Sculler of the World. - Antique Print from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

Very rare engraving of the Canadian rower, Edward Hanlan who beat Trickett the Australian champion.

From the original edition of The Australian Graphic.

Incredibly, this newspaper used glass for all the engraving plates which the proprietors claimed, reduced the cost by 2/3 from the traditional method of using wood engravings. They stated, that the glass plates didn’t break with the pressure of the printing press, were easy and quick for the artist to create, being able to apply their designs directly onto the glass and that the plates didn’t wear.

Only institution to hold a copy is the State Library of New South Wales.

 

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