C1867

The Ball in the New Town Hall, Adelaide, in Honor of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Rare engraving of a ball held in the newly completed Adelaide Town Hall, designed by Edmund Wright and E. J. Woods, with construction by Charles Farr commencing in 1863 and completed in 1866. The Duke of Edinburgh had arrived in … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-SA-67111626813–217407
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Full Title:

The Ball in the New Town Hall, Adelaide, in Honor of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.

Date:

C1867

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Ball in the New Town Hall, Adelaide, in Honor of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. - Antique Print from 1867

Genuine antique
dated:

1867

Description:

Rare engraving of a ball held in the newly completed Adelaide Town Hall, designed by Edmund Wright and E. J. Woods, with construction by Charles Farr commencing in 1863 and completed in 1866. The Duke of Edinburgh had arrived in Adelaide on 31 October 1867 and stayed in the colony for three weeks.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Biography:

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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