C1884

Sketches on the Great Northern Railway Route.

Rare colonial engraving of of views on the northern railway, New South Wales. 1. Timber Sawmill, Tumbi Umbi. 2. Blue Gums Tumbi Umbi. 3. Dora Creek, near Corumbong. 4. Dora Creek, Shipping Timber. From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-NC-840802008–432548
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Full Title:

Sketches on the Great Northern Railway Route.

Date:

C1884

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

325mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketches on the Great Northern Railway Route. - Antique View from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

Rare colonial engraving of of views on the northern railway, New South Wales.

1. Timber Sawmill, Tumbi Umbi.
2. Blue Gums Tumbi Umbi.
3. Dora Creek, near Corumbong.
4. Dora Creek, Shipping Timber.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News.

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: F8/39-40
State Library Victoria: PCINF SLVIC=1853-1872
National Library Australia: Bib ID 440095

 

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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