C1837

Vue Prise Dans Les Jardins Du Gouvernement A Sidney.

Artist:

Edmond Bigot de La Touanne (1796 - 1863)

Rare French lithograph of Government House stables, now present day Conservatorium, Sydney. Originally commissioned in 1815 and designed by the convict architect, Francis Greenway, as the stables for the proposed Government House. Ref: Sydney Views 1788-1888 Knoblauch Collection Item 53 Page 82 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue Prise Dans Les Jardins Du Gouvernement A Sidney.

Date:

C1837

Artist:

Edmond Bigot de La Touanne (1796 - 1863)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

265mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

433mm 
x 337mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue Prise Dans Les Jardins Du Gouvernement A Sidney. - Antique View from 1837

Genuine antique
dated:

1837

Description:

Rare French lithograph of Government House stables, now present day Conservatorium, Sydney. Originally commissioned in 1815 and designed by the convict architect, Francis Greenway, as the stables for the proposed Government House.

Ref: Sydney Views 1788-1888 Knoblauch Collection Item 53 Page 82

Collections:
National Gallery of Australia: 
LEGACY ID 48021
National Library of Australia : BIB IF 293388
State Library of New South Wales: 
CALL NUMBER DL Pf 141

From Bougainville; Journal de la Navigation Autour du Globe de la frigate La Thetis et de la corvette L’Esperance pendant les annes 1824, 1825 et 1826 

 

Artist:

Edmond Bigot de La Touanne (1796-1863)
French topographical artist and naval officer. Was lieutenant on the Thetis expedition to the South Seas in 1824-26 under the command of Hyacinthe de Bougainville, which had been given secret orders to report on the defence capabilities of British settlements.  On arriving at Port Jackson in 1825 Bougainville, his officers and La Touanne extensively and explored the colony recording as they travelled. Bougainville’s report stated that altough the colonies defences were poor the harbour was so deep and so protected as to be almost impregnable.

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