C1886

Post Office Colonnade, Sydney.

Colonial engraved view of the G.P.O. colonnade in Martin Place, Sydney by William Thomas Smedley ( 1858-1921). References: Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 9829g. Hughes-d’Aeth, T. Paper Nation : The Story of the Picturesque Atlas … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Post Office Colonnade, Sydney.

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

165mm 
x 175mm
AUTHENTICITY
Post Office Colonnade, Sydney. - Antique View from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Colonial engraved view of the G.P.O. colonnade in Martin Place, Sydney by William Thomas Smedley ( 1858-1921).

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 9829g.
Hughes-d’Aeth, T. Paper Nation : The Story of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia. Melbourne 2001.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1654251
National Gallery Australia: LEGACY ID 34588
Royal Collection Trust UK: RCIN 1046852
Getty Museum Los Angeles: Object name: 1218593
State Library New South Wales: RECORD IDENTIFIER 74VvDRQZXzWd
State Library Victoria: CCF 919.4 G19

William Thomas Smedley (1858 - 1921)

Smedley was born in Pennsylvania , worked on a newspaper, then studied engraving and art in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He settled in New York in 1880. His first illustrations were for the series Picturesque Canada and in 1905 became a member of the National Academy of Design. Most of his art was illustrative but he also painted portraits and watercolours, receiving the Evans Prize of the American Water Color Society in 1890, and a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition of 1900.

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