C1872

Telegraph Depot, Ninety Miles up the Roper River.

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Rare engraving of the early telegraph in colonial Australia. From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

$A 55

S/N: IAN-AA-720716153A–227356
(B010)
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Full Title:

Telegraph Depot, Ninety Miles up the Roper River.

Date:

C1872

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

162mm 
x 103mm
AUTHENTICITY
Telegraph Depot, Ninety Miles up the Roper River. - Antique View from 1872

Genuine antique
dated:

1872

Description:

Rare engraving of the early telegraph in colonial Australia.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Artist:

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 wa prolific and left a large body of work.

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