C1876

Messrs. Allan and Co.s new Music Warehouse, Collins-Street.

Scarce colonial engraving of Allans Music store which was established in May, 1850 when Joseph Wilkie and John Campbell Webster started a music warehouse (Wilkie and Webster) in Collins Street, Melbourne. George Leavis Allan joined the company in 1862, then … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Messrs. Allan and Co.s new Music Warehouse, Collins-Street.

Date:

C1876

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

140mm 
x 173mm
AUTHENTICITY
Messrs. Allan and Co.s new Music Warehouse, Collins-Street. - Antique View from 1876

Genuine antique
dated:

1876

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of Allans Music store which was established in May, 1850 when Joseph Wilkie and John Campbell Webster started a music warehouse (Wilkie and Webster) in Collins Street, Melbourne.

George Leavis Allan joined the company in 1862, then twelve years after becoming a junior partner Allan found himself sole proprietor. His son George became a partner in 1881 when the name of the firm was formally altered to Allan & Co. By 1877 it was the largest musical warehouse south of the equator.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News. 

Collections:
University Queensland: Identifier 991000982479703131
State Library Victoria: PCINF IAN 08-11-69 P.202
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 I29d

References:
Syme, E. & D, Illustrated Australian News. ISSN 2208-5386.

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