C1877

Opening of the New Parliament, Victoria-Swearing in the Ministry.

Scarce colonial engraving of the interior of the Legislative Assembly Chamber with the speaker, Sir C. G. Duffy, standing on his dais with the seven new ministers and Mr. Barker, the Clerk of the Assembly, who is reading to Mr. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Opening of the New Parliament, Victoria-Swearing in the Ministry.

Date:

C1877

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 224mm
AUTHENTICITY
Opening of the New Parliament, Victoria-Swearing in the Ministry. - Antique View from 1877

Genuine antique
dated:

1877

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of the interior of the Legislative Assembly Chamber with the speaker, Sir C. G. Duffy, standing on his dais with the seven new ministers and Mr. Barker, the Clerk of the Assembly, who is reading to Mr. Berry the form of declaration he has to repeat.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
University Queensland: Identifier 991000982479703131
State Library Victoria: PCINF IAN 04-09-76 P.141
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.

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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