C1888

Sketches at the Melbourne International Exhibition.

Scarce engraving of the concert at the 1888 International Exhibition held at the Exhibition Building, Melbourne. Inset titles from top left clockwise: 1. Fred K.H. Cowen esq 2.The Concert 3. After the Concert The orchestra consisted of 66 members; “all of … Read Full Description

$A 125

Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Sketches at the Melbourne International Exhibition.

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Unknown (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

263mm 
x 370mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketches at the Melbourne International Exhibition. - Antique View from 1888

Genuine antique
dated:

1888

Description:

Scarce engraving of the concert at the 1888 International Exhibition held at the Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

Inset titles from top left clockwise:

1. Fred K.H. Cowen esq
2.The Concert
3. After the Concert

The orchestra consisted of 66 members; “all of whom are engaged to give their entire services to the commissioners during the period of the Exhibition. Sixteen of the players were engaged in London by Mr. Frederic H. Cowen, and the remainder were obtained from the colonies. The following is a complete list of their names, viz.-  Violins – G. Weston, G. A. Sutch, H, C. Quin (Adelaide), E. Sylvester (Sydney), C. J. Alger (Sydney), F. Schmellitscheck (Sydney), L. Iverson (Albury), A. Wenzel (Sydney), W. H. Thompson, W. J. Law, L. Quin, T. W. Busch, M. A. Phillips, R. F. Hess, A. Casiraghi, R. H. Hunter, A. V. Wallenstein, F. Kruse, F. E. Hornidge, H. T. Schrader (Adelaide), T. Dierich, R. Buttery (London), W. S. Wilson (London), W. A. Robins (London), Max Klein (London), J. P. Connolly (New Zealand).  Violas – Jan Meyroos (London), R. Bima, H. Dettmer, H. Edwards, B. Draeger (Sydney), – Mortimer (London)  Cellos. – J. [recte T.] Liebe (London), C. Reimers, R. Patek, H. E. S. Jeboult (Sydney), F. Finn (Brisbane), G. P. Frayling.  Basses. – A. Ceschina, G. Briese, S. Hore, H. Pikrot [sic ?], W. A. Brown, jun., A. R. Peters.  Bassoons. – P. Langdale (London), H. Wakefield.  Flutes – H. L. Stoneham, F. Burrough (Brisbane).  Oboes – W. H. Morton (London), W. C. Thomson.  Clarionets – J. W. Lundberg, W. Grainger.  Trumpet – H. Warnecke.  Cornets – E. Rawlins (London), J. W. Richardson, sen.  Trombones – R. A. Meek, W. Stoneham, W. Worsley.  Horns – A. Lawson (London), T. Seymour (London), A. Flewin (London), W. Maby (London).  Tuba – C. W. Berg [sic, recte C. R. Berg].  Harp – Fred Barker (London).  Drums – J. Munyard, jun., J. Twentyman.”

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney Mail.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.