C1879

English Customs in Australia.-Mrs. Alexander Campbell's Garden Party, at Rosemont, Woollahra.

Scarce colonial engraving of a garden party at Rosemont which was built around 1857 for Alexander Campbell, merchant banker and at one time a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council and his wife Harietta, who lived there. The … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

English Customs in Australia.-Mrs. Alexander Campbell’s Garden Party, at Rosemont, Woollahra.

Date:

C1879

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

228mm 
x 152mm
AUTHENTICITY
English Customs in Australia.-Mrs. Alexander Campbell's Garden Party, at Rosemont, Woollahra. - Antique View from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of a garden party at Rosemont which was built around 1857 for Alexander Campbell, merchant banker and at one time a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council and his wife Harietta, who lived there. The stone was quarried in the grounds and Mr. Campbell was his own architect.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News.

References:
Gibbs & Shallard. Illustrated Sydney News. ISSN 2203-5397.

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: F8/39-40
State Library Victoria: PCINF SLVIC=1853-1872
National Library Australia: Bib ID 440095

Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey (1853 - 1907)

Collingridge was a painter, illustrator and teacher who became staff artist for the Illustrated London News and The Graphic both very successful London newspapers, before emigrating to Australia. He was one of several sons in an old Catholic family from Godington Manor, Oxfordshire. Like his brother George , he mostly dropped the 'de Tourcey’ in Australia. came to Sydney in 1879 where he worked as an illustrator for the Sydney Mail , the Town and Country Journal. He founded the New South Wales Art Society and was staff artist of the Illustrated Sydney News. Collingridge exhibited widely, mainly in New South Wales and was a founding member of the Royal Art Society of NSW 1880.

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