C1864

View of Wooloomooloo, Shewing the Reclaimed Ground. sic

Rare easterly view of Woolloomooloo showing the construction and reclaiming of land for the wharf. At the top of the hill is a solitary surviving windmill. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

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Full Title:

View of Wooloomooloo, Shewing the Reclaimed Ground. sic

Date:

C1864

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 220mm

Frame Size: 

620mm 
x 515mm
AUTHENTICITY
View of Wooloomooloo, Shewing the Reclaimed Ground. sic - Antique View from 1864

Genuine antique
dated:

1864

Description:

Rare easterly view of Woolloomooloo showing the construction and reclaiming of land for the wharf. At the top of the hill is a solitary surviving windmill.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

O.R.C. - Oswald Rose Campbell (1820 - 1887)

Campbell was an artist  born in the Channel Islands, arrived in Melbourne in October 1852. He then moved to Sydney for brief period and returned to Melbourne in 1864. On Thomas Clark's retirement, Campbell applied again for appointment as drawing-master at the School of Design, claiming that for the past twelve years he had been drawing on wood, chiefly figures for the illustrated papers. He was appointed on 1 December 1876 at a salary of £250.

View other items by O.R.C. - Oswald Rose Campbell

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