C1871

The Harbour of Port Jackson & City of Sydney, New South Wales.

Large colonial panorama of Sydney Harbour extending from Double Bay to Watson’s Bay, with an extensive key in the lower margin which includes all the known features.

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Full Title:

The Harbour of Port Jackson & City of Sydney, New South Wales.

Date:

C1871

Engraver:

Thomas Richards 

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued. Laid on archival linen.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.lithograph

Image Size: 

1585mm 
x 180mm

Frame Size: 

1730mm 
x 355mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Harbour of Port Jackson & City of Sydney, New South Wales. - Antique View from 1871

Genuine antique
dated:

1871

Description:

Large colonial panorama of Sydney Harbour extending from Double Bay to Watson’s Bay, with an extensive key in the lower margin which includes all the known features.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2873828
State Library New South Wales: Call Number XV/118
Bibliotheque Nationale de France: ark:/12148/btv1b530209471

James A. C. Willis (1848 - 1896)

Sketcher and surveyor, who seems to have arrived from Devon. He took drawing lessons from Conrad Martens in 1848. In 1853 Willis was employed as a surveyor in the Surveyor-General's Office. He was elected an office of the New South Wales Academy of Art in 1871. Willis's panoramic drawings in which 'every prominent point and height and depth was determined by the theodolite'.

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