C1878

Sketches in New Caledonia.

Scarce engraving of New Caledonia Titles from top clockwise; 1. Sketch, Showing Hut in Course of Construction. 2. Chief’s House with Remarkable Rocks in Distance. 3. Palm Grove, Leading to Chief’s House. 4. Native Hut and Women, West Coast. From … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-PI-NEC-781102012–384851
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Full Title:

Sketches in New Caledonia.

Date:

C1878

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 337mm

Paper Size: 

267mm 
x 362mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketches in New Caledonia. - Antique View from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Scarce engraving of New Caledonia Titles from top clockwise;

1. Sketch, Showing Hut in Course of Construction.
2. Chief’s House with Remarkable Rocks in Distance.
3. Palm Grove, Leading to Chief’s House.
4. Native Hut and Women, West Coast.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

 

Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey (1853 - 1907)

Collingridge was a painter, illustrator and teacher who became staff artist for the Illustrated London News and The Graphic both very successful London newspapers, before emigrating to Australia. He was one of several sons in an old Catholic family from Godington Manor, Oxfordshire. Like his brother George , he mostly dropped the 'de Tourcey’ in Australia. came to Sydney in 1879 where he worked as an illustrator for the Sydney Mail , the Town and Country Journal. He founded the New South Wales Art Society and was staff artist of the Illustrated Sydney News. Collingridge exhibited widely, mainly in New South Wales and was a founding member of the Royal Art Society of NSW 1880.

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