C1857

The Bird Upon the Trees. / Allan Cunningham's Monument in the Botanic Gardens.

A rare Australian pictorial music sheet cover and score by the Australian colonial artist Edmund Thomas, featuring a view of Allan Cunningham’s Monument, and the Willows in the Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Signed in the plate by the artist at lower … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Bird Upon the Trees. / Allan Cunningham’s Monument in the Botanic Gardens.

Date:

C1857

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Bird Upon the Trees. / Allan Cunningham's Monument in the Botanic Gardens. - Antique Print from 1857

Genuine antique
dated:

1857

Description:

A rare Australian pictorial music sheet cover and score by the Australian colonial artist Edmund Thomas, featuring a view of Allan Cunningham’s Monument, and the Willows in the Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Signed in the plate by the artist at lower right.

Composed and Arranged for the Piano Forte by Miska Hauser.

From J.R. Clarke Australian Album 1857.

Edmund Thomas (1827 - 1867)

Thomas was a painter, lithographer and possibly photographer, best known for his topographical prints of Sydney and Melbourne, and lithographic portraits. He was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and arrived at Port Phillip on 25 November 1852 in the Blorenge. Listed as a practising artist of 118 Collins Street East, Melbourne, Thomas showed four paintings at the Victorian Fine Arts Society’s 1853 exhibition. Thomas was in Sydney by the end of 1854, the year he dated a lithograph of Manly Beach. By early 1855 he was in partnership with Scipio Clint as Clint & Thomas, Portrait and Landscape Painters, Lithographic and General Draughtsmen of Jamison Street.

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