C1887

The Race for the Sculling Championship of the World-The Great Contest on the Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia. / Views in the Penrith District District, Taken by our Special Artist.

Very rare double page engraving of the world championship sculling match between Beach and Hanlan, which Beach won. This was Beach’s final title race and against his old foe Ned Hanlan which took place on 26 November 1887. The race … Read Full Description

Sold

S/N: TACJ-SP-ROW-8712031170–376446
(F 40)
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 Race for the Sculling Championship of the World-The Great Contest on the Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia. / Views in the Penrith District District, Taken by our Special Artist.

Date:

C1887

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

505mm 
x 315mm

Paper Size: 

577mm 
x 416mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Race for the Sculling Championship of the World-The Great Contest on the Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia. / Views in the Penrith District District, Taken by our Special Artist. - Antique View from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Very rare double page engraving of the world championship sculling match between Beach and Hanlan, which Beach won.

This was Beach’s final title race and against his old foe Ned Hanlan which took place on 26 November 1887. The race was held on the Nepean River, near Sydney and special trains ran from Sydney, Bathurst and Goulburn to take thousands of spectators to the course. For the third time Beach defeated Hanlan for the World Championship.

From the original edition of The Town and Country Journal.

Edward M. Grosse ( - 1920)

Grosse was an illustrator and caricaturist and chief artist on the Town and Country in 1889,.

View other items by Edward M. Grosse

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.