C1895

The Chinese Philantropist in Sydney: Mr. Quong Tart.

Rare portrait of Mei Quong Tart (1850–1903) a prominent nineteenth century Chinese Sydney merchant. He was one of Sydney’s most famous and well-loved personalities and made a significant impact on the social and political scene of Sydney at a time … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Chinese Philantropist in Sydney: Mr. Quong Tart.

Date:

C1895

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

120mm 
x 130mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Chinese Philantropist in Sydney: Mr. Quong Tart. - Antique Print from 1895

Genuine antique
dated:

1895

Description:

Rare portrait of Mei Quong Tart (1850–1903) a prominent nineteenth century Chinese Sydney merchant. He was one of Sydney’s most famous and well-loved personalities and made a significant impact on the social and political scene of Sydney at a time of strong anti-Chinese sentiment in Australia.

In Australia, he is usually referred to by his given name, Quong Tart, Quong Tart had the tea rooms in the Queen Victoria Building. Rare.

From the original edition of The Town and Country Journal.

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