C1878

The Opening of the Railway to North Wagga.

Scarce engraving of the railway to north Wagga, New South Wales. Titles from top clockwise; 1. Arrival of the Ministerial Train. 2. The Town Bridge over the Murrumbidgee. 3. The Banquet. 4. The Ball. 5. Scene on the Line. 6. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Opening of the Railway to North Wagga.

Date:

C1878

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

221mm 
x 324mm

Paper Size: 

268mm 
x 370mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Opening of the Railway to North Wagga. - Antique View from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Scarce engraving of the railway to north Wagga, New South Wales. Titles from top clockwise;

1. Arrival of the Ministerial Train.
2. The Town Bridge over the Murrumbidgee.
3. The Banquet.
4. The Ball.
5. Scene on the Line.
6. Loading the First Bale of Wool.
7. Scene at the Mittagong “Refreshment” Station.

From the original edition of the 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.

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