C1844

[Sydney Harbour] The Numbers Refer to the Plates as they are Arranged in the Work.....

Very rare lithographic map of Sydney Harbour by the colonial artist John Skinner Prout from his series, ‘Sydney Illustrated’. The map is in effect a key to all the lithographed views showing where they were drawn from and the direction … Read Full Description

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S/N: SILL-016-MAP–353054
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Full Title:

[Sydney Harbour] The Numbers Refer to the Plates as they are Arranged in the Work…..

Date:

C1844

Condition:

A number of small nicks on surface, otherwise in good condition. With centrefold as issued. Laid onto archival linen.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

288mm 
x 410mm

Paper Size: 

330mm 
x 457mm
AUTHENTICITY
[Sydney Harbour] The Numbers Refer to the Plates as they are Arranged in the Work..... - Antique Map from 1844

Genuine antique
dated:

1844

Description:

Very rare lithographic map of Sydney Harbour by the colonial artist John Skinner Prout from his series, ‘Sydney Illustrated’. The map is in effect a key to all the lithographed views showing where they were drawn from and the direction the views were made. The numbers refer to the plates as they were arranged in the series.

John Skinner Prout (1805 - 1876)

John Skinner Prout (1805-1876) Prout was born in England Prout emigrated to Australia in 1840 with his wife and seven children. He soon became involved in the colonial life as a commercial artist, lecturing and publishing his own series of lithographs titled, Sydney Illustrated and Tasmania Illustrated in 1844-1846. His time in Tasmania teaching drawing, sketching and watercolours created interest and fostered a number of colonial amateurs. He is represented in all major institutional collections.

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