C1886

The Girls' College. (Hamilton)

Colonial engraving of Hamilton’s Girls College, now Alexander House Sports Club at 134 Brown Street, Hamilton.  The College was founded in 1872 and the building erected in 1874. The girls college amalgamated with the boys college in 1962.

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Full Title:

The Girls’ College. (Hamilton)

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

125mm 
x 95mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Girls' College. (Hamilton) - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Colonial engraving of Hamilton’s Girls College, now Alexander House Sports Club at 134 Brown Street, Hamilton.  The College was founded in 1872 and the building erected in 1874. The girls college amalgamated with the boys college in 1962.

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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