C1869

Velocipede Race on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Fabulous early engraving of colonial cycling. The first place gette was Mr J. Finlay of Fitzroy and second place was Mr R. Warnock of Emerald Hill; the two men on the right are the starter, Mr Wardell and one of … Read Full Description

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S/N: IAN-SP-CYC-690814161–227650
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Full Title:

Velocipede Race on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Date:

C1869

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

378mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Velocipede Race on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. - Antique Print from 1869

Genuine antique
dated:

1869

Description:

Fabulous early engraving of colonial cycling. The first place gette was Mr J. Finlay of Fitzroy and second place was Mr R. Warnock of Emerald Hill; the two men on the right are the starter, Mr Wardell and one of the Judges.

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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