C1803

Plan & elevation of a Church. Built at Paramatta New South Wales during the Government of John Hunter, Esq., 1800

Artist:

Samuel John Neele (1758 - 1824)

Rare early engraving of St John’s Church Parramatta. This image is of the original church building the present site of St John’s Church which opened in 1803. The twin towers which stand today were constructed by 1818 making them the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Plan & elevation of a Church. Built at Paramatta New South Wales during the Government of John Hunter, Esq., 1800

Date:

C1803

Artist:

Samuel John Neele (1758 - 1824)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

168mm 
x 180mm

Paper Size: 

205mm 
x 266mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan & elevation of a Church. Built at Paramatta New South Wales during the Government of John Hunter, Esq., 1800 - Antique View from 1803

Genuine antique
dated:

1803

Description:

Rare early engraving of St John’s Church Parramatta. This image is of the original church building the present site of St John’s Church which opened in 1803. The twin towers which stand today were constructed by 1818 making them the oldest surviving part of any Anglican Church in Australia. The title suggests that the church was built in 1800.

From David Collins, An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales. 

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2930507
State Library Victoria: Accession no: 30328102131611/9

Artist:

Samuel John Neele (1758-1824)

Neele was a London engraver and copperplate printer of book illustrations and maps. Neele signed most of his work using only his surname and business address 352 The Strand, London.

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