C1884

Our Artist at Waverley

1. Old South Head Road and Cowper Street. 2. Charing Cross. 3. St Charles, Roman Catholic Church. 4. Waverley, Looking East, from Leichhardt Street. 5. St Mary’s, Anglican Church. 6. Bell Rock, Bondi. 7. Bondi Bay, from Browns. Very rare … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-NS-840802009–225287
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Full Title:

Our Artist at Waverley

Date:

C1884

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

325mm 
x 221mm
AUTHENTICITY
Our Artist at Waverley - Antique View from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

1. Old South Head Road and Cowper Street. 2. Charing Cross. 3. St Charles, Roman Catholic Church. 4. Waverley, Looking East, from Leichhardt Street. 5. St Mary’s, Anglican Church. 6. Bell Rock, Bondi. 7. Bondi Bay, from Browns. Very rare image of Waverly. The Illustrated Sydney News, which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a number of high quality engravings to illustrate the accompanying news and articles. It was issued on a monthly basis due to the time consuming process of having to engrave each illustration which would take one engraver between one and two weeks to make each one. Many famous Australian colonial artists and illustrators were employed in the making of them, such as Julian Ashton, Albert Cooke, Charles Conder, Samuel Calvert, Frank Mahony and Arthur Collingridge. The engravings provided a unique glimpse into colonial life, often depicting situations or scenes that were less than flattering, in contrast to the majority of sanctioned views that provided a sanitized portrayal of life in Australia. Increasingly expensive to produce, the few illustrated newspapers that made use of original engravings for their illustrations, and that survived the economic collapse of the late1880’s found themselves competing against the new technology of photographic produced half-tone and lino type processes the illustrations. By the turn of the century most of the illustrated newspaper had closed. Due to their ephemeral nature few have survived.

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