C1876

Horses Bogged in Lake Barlee, The Spinifex Desert

Colonial engraving of Forrest’s third expedition in 1872 which started from Geraldton to the source of the Murchison River, and then east through the uncharted centre of Western Australia, to the overland telegraph line from Darwin to Adelaide. From the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Horses Bogged in Lake Barlee, The Spinifex Desert

Date:

C1876

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
Horses Bogged in Lake Barlee, The Spinifex Desert - Antique View from 1876

Genuine antique
dated:

1876

Description:

Colonial engraving of Forrest’s third expedition in 1872 which started from Geraldton to the source of the Murchison River, and then east through the uncharted centre of Western Australia, to the overland telegraph line from Darwin to Adelaide.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News. 

Collections:
University Queensland: Identifier 991000982479703131
State Library Victoria: Record ID 9910433893607636
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2495305
State Library New South Wales: CALL NUMBERS F079/55, TN380
Royal Geographic Society SA: RGS Special Coll. 079.94 I29 d

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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