C1878

Opening of the Railway to Tamworth.

Scrace engraving of the opening of the Tamworth railway. Inset titles from top: 1. Roasting the Bullock-General Festivities.2. The Vic-Regal Train-Bullocks vesrsus steam.3. Gathering to Welcome the Governor and Ministerial Party to Tamworth. From the original edition of the Illustrated … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Opening of the Railway to Tamworth.

Date:

C1878

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 370mm
AUTHENTICITY
Opening of the Railway to Tamworth. - Antique Print from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Scrace engraving of the opening of the Tamworth railway.

Inset titles from top:

1. Roasting the Bullock-General Festivities.
2. The Vic-Regal Train-Bullocks vesrsus steam.
3. Gathering to Welcome the Governor and Ministerial Party to Tamworth.

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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