C1869

Flying Squadron approaching the Heads, Port Jackson- signal to "Form in Line".

Artist:

Frederick Garling (1806 - 1873)

Extremely rare lithograph of the Flying Squadron visit to Sydney . The ships from left to right are: Phoebe, Liverpool, Endymion, Barrossa & Scylla.  The vessels arrived on the afternoon of Sunday, the 12th having sailed from Melbourne. Due to … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-SHIPS-691223313–221273
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Full Title:

Flying Squadron approaching the Heads, Port Jackson- signal to "Form in Line".

Date:

C1869

Artist:

Frederick Garling (1806 - 1873)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

355mm 
x 223mm
AUTHENTICITY
Flying Squadron approaching the Heads, Port Jackson- signal to "Form in Line". - Antique Print from 1869

Genuine antique
dated:

1869

Description:

Extremely rare lithograph of the Flying Squadron visit to Sydney . The ships from left to right are: Phoebe, Liverpool, Endymion, Barrossa & Scylla. 

The vessels arrived on the afternoon of Sunday, the 12th having sailed from Melbourne. Due to the tide the ships anchored at the Heads until the 13th, when they came up harbour under steam. On the 14th the ships were thrown open to public inspection, and during their stay in port many thousands of the citizens visited them.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News.

Biography:

Frederick Garling (1806-1873) 

Painter and customs officer. Although self taught, he accompanied Stirling as artist to Swan River in 1827. On his return he accepted the position with customs but continued to be a very active colonial artist. He is best known for his marine paintings associated with Sydney Harbour. 

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