C1880

The Gold Escort-Homebush, Avoca District.

C.19th engraved view of the gold escort in the Avoca district of Victoria crossing a stream.

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S/N: WVI80-VC-024–429307
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Full Title:

The Gold Escort-Homebush, Avoca District.

Date:

C1880

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

165mm 
x 230mm

Paper Size: 

202mm 
x 273mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Gold Escort-Homebush, Avoca District. - Antique View from 1880

Genuine antique
dated:

1880

Description:

C.19th engraved view of the gold escort in the Avoca district of Victoria crossing a stream.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 18034.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 92041
State Library Victoria: RARELTF 919.45 W14
State Library New South Wales: Call Number:DSM/Q982/W

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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