C1874

Tasman's Island.

Colonial engraving of this famous land form which yachtsmen in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race see before entering Storm Bay and the Derwent River.  

$A 75

S/N: AIL-TC-2227–223600
(C042)
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Details

Full Title:

Tasman’s Island.

Date:

C1874

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

175mm 
x 115mm

Paper Size: 

272mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Tasman's Island. - Antique View from 1874

Genuine antique
dated:

1874

Description:

Colonial engraving of this famous land form which yachtsmen in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race see before entering Storm Bay and the Derwent River.

 

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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