C1881

The Lunar Eclipse - 6th Inst. - Waiting for teh First Contact. - Scene in Phillip Street, Sydney.

Family group on their balcony in Phillip Street viewing the partial lunar eclipse that occured in December 1881. A rare engraving from the original edition of the Sydney Illustrated Sydney News.

$A 225

In stock

S/N: ISN-PRO-ASR-81124012–226384
(C011)
Categories: ,
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

The Lunar Eclipse – 6th Inst. – Waiting for teh First Contact. – Scene in Phillip Street, Sydney.

Date:

C1881

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

330mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Lunar Eclipse - 6th Inst. - Waiting for teh First Contact. - Scene in Phillip Street, Sydney. - Antique Print from 1881

Genuine antique
dated:

1881

Description:

Family group on their balcony in Phillip Street viewing the partial lunar eclipse that occured in December 1881.

A rare engraving from the original edition of the Sydney Illustrated Sydney News.

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.

View other items by Arthur Collingridge de Tourcey

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.