C1881

The Governor's Visit to the Detatched Squadron in Sydney Harbour.-Manning the Yards.

Artist:

Artist unknown, Australian school.

Fabulous image of the naval squadron at the entrance to Farm Cove with the Garden Palace. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News, rare. The Illustrated Sydney News, which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Governor’s Visit to the Detatched Squadron in Sydney Harbour.-Manning the Yards.

Date:

C1881

Artist:

Artist unknown, Australian school.

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

340mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Governor's Visit to the Detatched Squadron in Sydney Harbour.-Manning the Yards. - Antique Print from 1881

Genuine antique
dated:

1881

Description:

Fabulous image of the naval squadron at the entrance to Farm Cove with the Garden Palace. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News, rare. The Illustrated Sydney News, which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a number of high quality engravings to illustrate the accompanying news and articles. It was issued on a monthly basis due to the time consuming process of having to engrave each illustration which would take one engraver between one and two weeks to make each one. Due to their ephemeral nature few have survived.

Biography:

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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