C1889

Esplanade, Glenelg, South Australia.

Superb large lithograph of Glenelg esplanade looking south showing the grand houses. This series of views were the first examples of the new printing technique of photo lithography. In this method the plate was photo sensitised and the image was … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Esplanade, Glenelg, South Australia.

Date:

C1889

Condition:

Diagonal crease on left hand side of image, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Photolithograph

Image Size: 

355mm 
x 290mm

Paper Size: 

520mm 
x 418mm
AUTHENTICITY
Esplanade, Glenelg, South Australia. - Antique View from 1889

Genuine antique
dated:

1889

Description:

Superb large lithograph of Glenelg esplanade looking south showing the grand houses.

This series of views were the first examples of the new printing technique of photo lithography. In this method the plate was photo sensitised and the image was then transferred by photography. The plate then was inked and printed in the traditional way. Rare.
From Picturesque Views of Australia.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 1411a, Vol. VI, P.1034.

Adam Stephan ( - )

Stephan was a lithographer and Samuel Phillip, photographer, began working on their process of photo lithography in 1884, and by late 1887 had formed a company in Sydney. A Melbourne company was established in June 1889 and a Brisbane branch was also contemplated in that year.

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