C1852

Elizabeth Bay, Port Jackson.

Very rare view of Elizabeth Bay by Conrad Martens showing Elizabeth Bay House, which was built between 1835 and 1839 for then Colonial Secretary of NSW and prominent naturalist Alexander Macleay and his family. From &quotSketches in the environs of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Elizabeth Bay, Port Jackson.

Date:

C1852

Condition:

Narrow margins, otherwise in good condition

Technique:

Original lithograph, printed with one tint, hand coloured.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 145mm

Frame Size: 

455mm 
x 385mm
AUTHENTICITY
Elizabeth Bay, Port Jackson. - Antique Print from 1852

Genuine antique
dated:

1852

Description:

Very rare view of Elizabeth Bay by Conrad Martens showing Elizabeth Bay House, which was built between 1835 and 1839 for then Colonial Secretary of NSW and prominent naturalist Alexander Macleay and his family. From &quotSketches in the environs of Sydney&quot, a series of views which Martens produced to supplement his income in the recession of the C1850’s.

Conrad Martens (1801 - 1878)

Martens was on board the HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin where he developed his topographical skills. He arrived in Australia in 1835 and is best known for his views of Sydney Harbour.

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