C1869

Talking [i.e. stalking] pelicans

Rare engraving showing Aborigines stalking pelicans. The title has a printing error with the letter ‘S’ missing in ours as well as the State Library of Victoria’s copy of the same engraving. From the original edition of  the Illustrated Australian News  Collections:State … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Talking [i.e. stalking] pelicans

Date:

C1869

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

226mm 
x 162mm
AUTHENTICITY
Talking [i.e. stalking] pelicans - Antique Print from 1869

Genuine antique
dated:

1869

Description:

Rare engraving showing Aborigines stalking pelicans. The title has a printing error with the letter ‘S’ missing in ours as well as the State Library of Victoria’s copy of the same engraving.

From the original edition of  the Illustrated Australian News 

Collections:
State Library Victoria:  Accession no: Accession no: IAN 01/03/69/52

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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