C1868

The Abbotsford Asylum, on the Banks of the Yarra.

Magdalen Asylum, Abbotsford was opened in 1863, using Abbotsford House, formerly a private residence owned by merchant John Orr. From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News. Collections: State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 20/06/68/5

$A 145

S/N: IAN-VM-680620005–195128
(C052)
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Full Title:

The Abbotsford Asylum, on the Banks of the Yarra.

Date:

C1868

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.
AUTHENTICITY
The Abbotsford Asylum, on the Banks of the Yarra. - Antique View from 1868

Genuine antique
dated:

1868

Description:

Magdalen Asylum, Abbotsford was opened in 1863, using Abbotsford House, formerly a private residence owned by merchant John Orr.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 20/06/68/5

Henry Burn (1807 - 1884)

Burn was born in Birmingham, England, about 1807. On 16 October 1852, Burn sailed from Liverpool on the Baltimore, arriving in Melbourne on 30 January 1853. Soon he advertised to a ‘View’ of Melbourne, the Argus of 19 December 1853 which was never completed. He produced a number of important paintings and lithographs documenting early Melbourne.

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