C1871

The Harbour of Port Jackson, New South Wales.

Fine c.19th panorama of Sydney Harbour extending from St James Church on the left to Hermit Point, Vaucluse, 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, New South Wales.

Date:

C1871

Engraver:

Thomas Richards 

Condition:

In good condition with folds as issued. Laid onto archival linen.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

775mm 
x 145mm

Frame Size: 

1030mm 
x 438mm

Paper Size: 

780mm 
x 213mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Harbour of Port Jackson, New South Wales. - Antique View from 1871

Genuine antique
dated:

1871

Description:

Fine c.19th panorama of Sydney Harbour extending from St James Church on the left to Hermit Point, Vaucluse, with an extensive key in the lower margin which includes all the known features.

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: Call Number XV/118

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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