C1876

Site of the Town of Adelaide, 1836.

Colonial engraving of the first settlement of Adelaide showing Colonel William Light’s encampment. From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.   

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S/N: IAN-SA-760710100B–431860
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Details

Full Title:

Site of the Town of Adelaide, 1836.

Date:

C1876

Condition:

In good condition, with bottom right corner expertly re-instated.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

202mm 
x 110mm
AUTHENTICITY
Site of the Town of Adelaide, 1836. - Antique View from 1876

Genuine antique
dated:

1876

Description:

Colonial engraving of the first settlement of Adelaide showing Colonel William Light’s encampment.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News. 

 

Collections:
University of Queensland: Identifier 991000982479703131
State Library Victoria: Record ID 9910433893607636
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2495305
State Library New South Wales: CALL NUMBERS F079/55, TN380
Royal Geographic Society SA: RGS Special Coll. 079.94 I29d

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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