C1887

Commandant’s House, Melbourne.

Artist:

Phillip Parker King (1791 - 1856)

Small engraving of the original Commandant’s House in 1837.

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Full Title:

Commandant’s House, Melbourne.

Date:

C1887

Artist:

Phillip Parker King (1791 - 1856)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

102mm 
x 55mm
AUTHENTICITY
Commandant's House, Melbourne. - Antique Print from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Small engraving of the original Commandant’s House in 1837.

Biography:

Phillip Parker King (1791-1856)

King was a naval officer, hydrographer and company manager, son of Philip Gidley King. Phillip sailed for England with his parents in October 1796 in the Britannia. When his father left England in November 1799 to become governor of New South Wales, his sister Maria was left in the care of Mrs Samuel Enderby, and Phillip was placed under the tuition of Rev. S. Burford in Essex. In 1802 he was nominated to the Portsmouth Naval Academy. In November 1807 he entered the navy in the Diana and became a midshipman serving for six years in the North Sea, the Bay of Biscay and the Mediterranean, being promoted master’s mate in 1810 and lieutenant in February 1814.

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