C1886

Opening of the Balmain working Men's Rowing Club Shed, by Lord Carrington

Very rare engraving from the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News, which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a number of high quality engravings in each issue. Each engraved illustration would take an engraver between one and … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Opening of the Balmain working Men’s Rowing Club Shed, by Lord Carrington

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
Opening of the Balmain working Men's Rowing Club Shed, by Lord Carrington - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Very rare engraving from the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News,
which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a number of high
quality engravings in each issue. Each engraved illustration would take
an engraver between one and two weeks to make.

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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