C1880

King Street Sydney, After the Close of the Theatres.

Rare colonial engraving showing a crowd walking out of the theatres in King Street, Sydney. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

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Full Title:

King Street Sydney, After the Close of the Theatres.

Date:

C1880

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

224mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
King Street Sydney, After the Close of the Theatres. - Antique View from 1880

Genuine antique
dated:

1880

Description:

Rare colonial engraving showing a crowd walking out of the theatres in King Street, Sydney.
From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey (1853 - 1907)

Collingridge was a painter, illustrator and teacher who became staff artist for the Illustrated London News and The Graphic both very successful London newspapers, before emigrating to Australia. He was one of several sons in an old Catholic family from Godington Manor, Oxfordshire. Like his brother George , he mostly dropped the 'de Tourcey’ in Australia. came to Sydney in 1879 where he worked as an illustrator for the Sydney Mail , the Town and Country Journal. He founded the New South Wales Art Society and was staff artist of the Illustrated Sydney News. Collingridge exhibited widely, mainly in New South Wales and was a founding member of the Royal Art Society of NSW 1880.

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