C1885

Return of the Picnic Steamers - New Year's Day.

Rare engraving of New Year day revellers returning to Darling Harbour from the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.  

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S/N: ISN-NS-851219013–226976
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Full Title:

Return of the Picnic Steamers – New Year’s Day.

Date:

C1885

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

330mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
Return of the Picnic Steamers - New Year's Day. - Antique Print from 1885

Genuine antique
dated:

1885

Description:

Rare engraving of New Year day revellers returning to Darling Harbour from the original edition of 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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