C1872

View of Waterview Bay [Mort Bay]

Rare engraved colonial view of Mort Bay when is it was called Waterview Bay. The area became known as Waterview Bay after the house Waterview which was built on the Balmain grant by Roland Walpole Loane in 1830.  After the … Read Full Description

Sold

S/N: IAN-NS-720222060A–352028
(B006)
Categories: ,
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

View of Waterview Bay [Mort Bay]

Date:

C1872

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

153mm 
x 103mm

Paper Size: 

175mm 
x 127mm
AUTHENTICITY
View of Waterview Bay [Mort Bay] - Antique View from 1872

Genuine antique
dated:

1872

Description:

Rare engraved colonial view of Mort Bay when is it was called Waterview Bay. The area became known as Waterview Bay after the house Waterview which was built on the Balmain grant by Roland Walpole Loane in 1830.  After the well know industrialist, T.S. Mort’s death in 1878, James McDonald, the Mayor of Balmain, persuaded the local council to rename the bay Mort Bay in honour of the industrialist.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 28/03/72/76

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.

View other items by Albert Charles Cooke

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.