C1874

Goat Island

Goat Island is an island in Sydney Harbour on the western side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Goat Island

Date:

C1874

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 120mm
AUTHENTICITY
Goat Island - Antique Print from 1874

Genuine antique
dated:

1874

Description:

Goat Island is an island in Sydney Harbour on the western side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of Sydney Harbour. Over the years Goat Island has served as a quarry, convict stockade, explosives store, police station, fire station, boatyard and film set. Today the island forms part of the Sydney Harbour National Park.

John Skinner Prout (1805 - 1876)

John Skinner Prout (1805-1876) Prout was born in England Prout emigrated to Australia in 1840 with his wife and seven children. He soon became involved in the colonial life as a commercial artist, lecturing and publishing his own series of lithographs titled, Sydney Illustrated and Tasmania Illustrated in 1844-1846. His time in Tasmania teaching drawing, sketching and watercolours created interest and fostered a number of colonial amateurs. He is represented in all major institutional collections.

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