C1882

The Melbourne Coffee Tavern.

Large engraving of what was the recently opened Melbourne Coffee Tavern at 89 Bourke Street, Melbourne.  This was one of the grand coffee palaces opened in Melbourne prior to the end of the c.19th. The front was divided into two … Read Full Description

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S/N: AS-COFF-820923289–412842
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Full Title:

The Melbourne Coffee Tavern.

Date:

C1882

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

237mm 
x 305mm

Paper Size: 

272mm 
x 380mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Melbourne Coffee Tavern. - Antique Print from 1882

Genuine antique
dated:

1882

Description:

Large engraving of what was the recently opened Melbourne Coffee Tavern at 89 Bourke Street, Melbourne.  This was one of the grand coffee palaces opened in Melbourne prior to the end of the c.19th.

The front was divided into two shops, with the entrance to the tavern in the centre. The contractor, Mr. Nathaniel Kingston; Mr. William Pitt, architect.

From the original edition of the Australasian Sketcher.

 

Collections:
State Library Victoria: PCINF AS 23-09-82 P.289

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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