C1875

Ravenswood-Charters Towers.

Rare colonial engraving of Ravenswood, Charters Towers. After the discovery of gold in 1868 and through to the early 1900s, the town of Ravenswood flourished and grew to nearly 5000 residents and boasted 48 hotels. From the original edition of … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-QC-750821012B–431768
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Full Title:

Ravenswood-Charters Towers.

Date:

C1875

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

227mm 
x 175mm
AUTHENTICITY
Ravenswood-Charters Towers. - Antique View from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

Rare colonial engraving of Ravenswood, Charters Towers.

After the discovery of gold in 1868 and through to the early 1900s, the town of Ravenswood flourished and grew to nearly 5000 residents and boasted 48 hotels.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: TN115
State Library Victoria: RARENSL N.S.W. 1875

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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