C1866

The Steamer "Barwon" Ashore at Port Phillip Heads.

Scarce engraving depicting the Barwon stranded at Queenscliff, 1866 June 24th, when outward for Newcastle and in July abandoned to the underwriters. The ship was sold to S.G. Henty who salvaged the vessel, refloating her (1866 Dec,23), and she steamed … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Steamer “Barwon” Ashore at Port Phillip Heads.

Date:

C1866

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Steamer "Barwon" Ashore at Port Phillip Heads. - Antique View from 1866

Genuine antique
dated:

1866

Description:

Scarce engraving depicting the Barwon stranded at Queenscliff, 1866 June 24th, when outward for Newcastle and in July abandoned to the underwriters. The ship was sold to S.G. Henty who salvaged the vessel, refloating her (1866 Dec,23), and she steamed to Melbourne without assistance.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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