C1888

Views in and Around Thursday Island, and the Pearl Fisheries of Queensland.

Very rare colonial engraving of Australian pearling showing helmeted divers at work from pearl lugggers.. 1. A Lonely Grave-Tomb of Captain Banner, finder of the Torres Straits pearling Ground, on Too Too Island. 2. Pearl fishers at Work 3. Port … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Views in and Around Thursday Island, and the Pearl Fisheries of Queensland.

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

233mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
Views in and Around Thursday Island, and the Pearl Fisheries of Queensland. - Antique View from 1888

Genuine antique
dated:

1888

Description:

Very rare colonial engraving of Australian pearling showing helmeted divers at work from pearl lugggers..

1. A Lonely Grave-Tomb of Captain Banner, finder of the Torres Straits pearling Ground, on Too Too Island.
2. Pearl fishers at Work
3. Port Kennedy, the Settlement on Thursday Island.
4. Pearl diver Preparing to Descend
5. Gathering beche de mer on the Coast.

From the original edition of the Town and Country Journal.

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