C1886

Palmerston from Fort Hill.

Colonial engraving of Palmerston, Northern Territory the original name for Darwin. On 5 February 1869, George Goyder, the Surveyor-General of South Australia, established a small settlement of 135 people at Port Darwin between Fort Hill and the escarpment. Goyder named … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Palmerston from Fort Hill.

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

131mm 
x 70mm
AUTHENTICITY
Palmerston from Fort Hill. - Antique View from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Colonial engraving of Palmerston, Northern Territory the original name for Darwin.

On 5 February 1869, George Goyder, the Surveyor-General of South Australia, established a small settlement of 135 people at Port Darwin between Fort Hill and the escarpment. Goyder named the settlement Palmerston after the British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 12842.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2266945
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers:TQ076098
State Library Victoria: SLT 919.4 C27
State Library South Australia: 919.4 C344

William Hatherell (1855 - 1928)

Painter born in London and studied at the R.A. Schools 1877–9. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Watercolour Society from 1879, showing portraits, genre and illustrations. He worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia as one of the main artists for Picturesque Australia, as well as The Graphic and other American magazines.

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