C1882

The drought in the country: arrival of a water train.

Colonial engraving of the arrival of a water train. From the original edition of the Australasian Sketcher.

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Full Title:

The drought in the country: arrival of a water train.

Date:

C1882

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

340mm 
x 233mm
AUTHENTICITY
The drought in the country: arrival of a water train. - Antique Print from 1882

Genuine antique
dated:

1882

Description:

Colonial engraving of the arrival of a water train.

From the original edition of the Australasian Sketcher.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: A/S25/03/82/89

J.W.C. - James Waltham Curtis (1839 - 1901)

Curtis was a painter, illustrator and photographic colourist. A regular exhibitor at the Black and White exhibitions, Victorian Academy of Arts, in the 1880s. painter, illustrator and photographic colourist, was born in Devonshire. He had worked on the London Graphic and Sketcher before coming to Victoria, probably with the goldrush. In Melbourne he worked first as a colourist for Johnstone, O’Shannessy and Co., then as an illustrator on the Illustrated Australian News succeeding O.R. Campbell. He often signed his works with the monogram.

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