C1882

Townsville, Northern Queensland.

Rare composite view of Townsville made of four smaller inset images, showing surprising detail of the timber buildings. The key below images notes 1. The Pier, 2. School of Arts, 3. Roman catholic Chapel and Convent Schools, 4. Flinders Street, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Townsville, Northern Queensland.

Date:

C1882

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.
AUTHENTICITY
Townsville, Northern Queensland. - Antique Print from 1882

Genuine antique
dated:

1882

Description:

Rare composite view of Townsville made of four smaller inset images, showing surprising detail of the timber buildings. The key below images notes 1. The Pier, 2. School of Arts, 3. Roman catholic Chapel and Convent Schools, 4. Flinders Street, 5. Church of England. From 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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