C1887

The Champion Sculler’s Home at Dapto.

Rare engraving of William Beach’s family home at Dapto, Wollongong. William “Bill” Beach (1850-1935) was a professional Australian sculler and was unbeaten as World Sculling Champion from 1884 to 1887. Beach’s family migrated to New South Wales while he was … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Champion Sculler’s Home at Dapto.

Date:

C1887

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

228mm 
x 176mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Champion Sculler's Home at Dapto. - Antique Print from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Rare engraving of William Beach’s family home at Dapto, Wollongong.

William “Bill” Beach (1850-1935) was a professional Australian sculler and was unbeaten as World Sculling Champion from 1884 to 1887. Beach’s family migrated to New South Wales while he was a small child and lived at Dapto for most of his life
From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.  

Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey (1853 - 1907)

Collingridge was a painter, illustrator and teacher who became staff artist for the Illustrated London News and The Graphic both very successful London newspapers, before emigrating to Australia. He was one of several sons in an old Catholic family from Godington Manor, Oxfordshire. Like his brother George , he mostly dropped the 'de Tourcey’ in Australia. came to Sydney in 1879 where he worked as an illustrator for the Sydney Mail , the Town and Country Journal. He founded the New South Wales Art Society and was staff artist of the Illustrated Sydney News. Collingridge exhibited widely, mainly in New South Wales and was a founding member of the Royal Art Society of NSW 1880.

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