C1872

The Closing Cruise of the Port Phillip Yacht Club on 24th May, 1872

Rare large colonial engraving of the closing race of the Port Phillip Yacht Club now called the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria and which was established in 1853. The engraving was made the year before the club was granted the … Read Full Description

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S/N: IAN-SP-YACH-720611117–190924
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Full Title:

The Closing Cruise of the Port Phillip Yacht Club on 24th May, 1872

Date:

C1872

Engraver:

 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 225mm

Paper Size: 

387mm 
x 270mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Closing Cruise of the Port Phillip Yacht Club on 24th May, 1872 - Antique Print from 1872

Genuine antique
dated:

1872

Description:

Rare large colonial engraving of the closing race of the Port Phillip Yacht Club now called the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria and which was established in 1853.
The engraving was made the year before the club was granted the privilege of flying the Blue Ensign of the Colony of Victoria in 1873. The club has been at its present location in Williamstown since 1935.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 11/06/72/117

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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