C1877

View of the Township of Beechworth.

Scarce colonial engraving of Beechworth, showing the town and on the left can be seen the new railway terminus by Samuel Calvert. His distinctive monogram is just to the left of the fence in the foregorund. From the original edition … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-VC-779999017–196663
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Full Title:

View of the Township of Beechworth.

Date:

C1877

Engraver:

Samuel Calvert 
(1828 – 
1913)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
View of the Township of Beechworth. - Antique View from 1877

Genuine antique
dated:

1877

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of Beechworth, showing the town and on the left can be seen the new railway terminus by Samuel Calvert. His distinctive monogram is just to the left of the fence in the foregorund.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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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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