C1883

The Electric Light at Circular Quay, Sydney.

Rare colonial engraving of the introduction of electric lighting at Circular Quay, Sydney. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

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S/N: ISN-NS-830217009–199819
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Details

Full Title:

The Electric Light at Circular Quay, Sydney.

Date:

C1883

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

315mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Electric Light at Circular Quay, Sydney. - Antique View from 1883

Genuine antique
dated:

1883

Description:

Rare colonial engraving of the introduction of electric lighting at Circular Quay, Sydney.

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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