C1870

The Wharfs, Echuca-Families Retreating from the Low Grounds.

Rare colonial engraving of the catastrophic 1870 River Murray floods at Echuca, Victoria. The 1870 flood was the highest recorded flood on the Murray. At Echuca it reached 96.20m where extensive parts of Echuca, Moama and its surrounding rural areas … Read Full Description

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S/N: IAN-VC-701010177A–415955
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Full Title:

The Wharfs, Echuca-Families Retreating from the Low Grounds.

Date:

C1870

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

340mm 
x 106mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Wharfs, Echuca-Families Retreating from the Low Grounds. - Antique View from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Rare colonial engraving of the catastrophic 1870 River Murray floods at Echuca, Victoria.

The 1870 flood was the highest recorded flood on the Murray. At Echuca it reached 96.20m where extensive parts of Echuca, Moama and its surrounding rural areas were flooded.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: PCINF IAN 10-10-70 P.177

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