C1853

Inauguration of the University of Sydney (Sydney Grammar)

Artist:

Artist unknown.

Early image of the Great Hall in Sydney Grammar School. The building originally housed Sydney University and Sydney Grammar School acquired the land and building in College Street which had been temporarily occupied by the newly founded University of Sydney … Read Full Description

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S/N: ILN-EDU-NS-530129068–223422
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Full Title:

Inauguration of the University of Sydney (Sydney Grammar)

Date:

C1853

Artist:

Artist unknown.

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
Inauguration of the University of Sydney (Sydney Grammar) - Antique Print from 1853

Genuine antique
dated:

1853

Description:

Early image of the Great Hall in Sydney Grammar School. The building originally housed Sydney University and Sydney Grammar School acquired the land and building in College Street which had been temporarily occupied by the newly founded University of Sydney in 1852.

‘The opening of the University in the capital of New South Wales is an event greatly significant of the progress of the social and intellectual growth of the colony. Accordingly, the ceremony, which took place on the 11th October last, in the great Hall, College-buildings, Hyde Park, was attended by a very numerous audience.…’

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