C1854

Newcastle from the Nobby.

Early colonial view of Newcastle looking from Nobby’s. References: Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 15440a. Collections: National Library Australia: Bib ID 741847 State Library New South Wales: CALL NUMBERS RB/DQ991A/15 State Library Victoria: RARELT 919.44 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Newcastle from the Nobby.

Date:

C1854

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 120mm

Paper Size: 

242mm 
x 169mm
AUTHENTICITY
Newcastle from the Nobby. - Antique View from 1854

Genuine antique
dated:

1854

Description:

Early colonial view of Newcastle looking from Nobby’s.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 15440a.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 741847
State Library New South Wales: CALL NUMBERS RB/DQ991A/15
State Library Victoria: RARELT 919.44 S5L
University Library Melbourne: Call No. 994.4100222 TERR
National Library Australia: LEGACY ID 58185

Frederick Casemero Terry (1826 - 1869)

Terry was an artist and engraver born England and emigrated to Sydney and arriving in Sydney in the early 1850's. He was soon part of colonial society and became known for his paintings and engravings. This engraving is from his rare series Landscape Scenery Illustrating Sydney and Port Jackson, New South Wales printed by Sands and Kenny. Unusually set within an oval image they included views of Sydney town and the harbour, as well a number of country towns. Unfortunately the engraver had mispelt Terry's name and as a result it appears as Fleury. At the 1855 Paris Exhibition he was included with five other Australian artists in having his paintings displayed. He was then invited to exhibit in the Further Exhibition of the Society for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Australia held in the Mechanic's School of Arts. By the 1860's he was established as one of best colonial artists and in 1861 he had been made examiner at the Mechanics School of Arts. Terry died at the early age of forty four and as many artists before him he had struggled financially in his last years.

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