C1870

Types of Colonial Life. The Early Squatter. The Modern Squatter.

Artist:

Artist unknown.

Wonderful engraving of two large portraits framed by two whips and surrounded by numerous views of the changes in a squatting life. In the early period of colonial expansion, ‘Squatting’ was initially used as a derogatory term but by the … Read Full Description

$A 350

S/N: ISN-AA-700511401–198364
(B010)
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Full Title:

Types of Colonial Life. The Early Squatter. The Modern Squatter.

Date:

C1870

Artist:

Artist unknown.

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Engraving hand coloured.

Image Size: 

375mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
Types of Colonial Life. The Early Squatter. The Modern Squatter. - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Wonderful engraving of two large portraits framed by two whips and surrounded by numerous views of the changes in a squatting life. In the early period of colonial expansion, ‘Squatting’ was initially used as a derogatory term but by the 1840’s many squatters had become amongst the wealthiest men in the colony and with this new found wealth came respectability and power in colonial affairs.

Biography:

Very rare engraving from the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News, which was published from 1854 to 1889 and included a number of high quality engravingsin each issue. Each engraved illustration would take an engraver between one and two weeks to make.

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