C1875

Mount Keira, Illawarra.

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Very rare early engraving of Wollongong looking at Mount Keira. In the foreground is the ‘tramway’ connecting the coal mines to the harbour.  From the original edition of the Town and Country Journal.

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Full Title:

Mount Keira, Illawarra.

Date:

C1875

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

120mm 
x 216mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mount Keira, Illawarra. - Antique Print from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

Very rare early engraving of Wollongong looking at Mount Keira. In the foreground is the ‘tramway’ connecting the coal mines to the harbour. 

From the original edition of the Town and Country Journal.

Biography:

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 prolific and left a large body of work.

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