C1870

Wreck of the Clipper Ship “Walter Hood”

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Very colonial engraving of the Walter Hood wrecked between Jervis Bay and Ulladulla, just north of Bendalong. “Intelligence of the wreck, between Ulladulla and Jervis Bay, of the fine clipper ship Walter Hood, Captain Latto, from London for Sydney, was received … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Wreck of the Clipper Ship “Walter Hood”

Date:

C1870

Artist:

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
Wreck of the Clipper Ship "Walter Hood" - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Very colonial engraving of the Walter Hood wrecked between Jervis Bay and Ulladulla, just north of Bendalong. 

Intelligence of the wreck, between Ulladulla and Jervis Bay, of the fine clipper ship Walter Hood, Captain Latto, from London for Sydney, was received in Sydney by telegraph on Saturday Morning, coupled with the calamitous news that Captain Latto and eleven other persons were drowned, while thirteen remained on the wreck, to whom no assistance could be rendered from the shore, and that ten had been saved.” 

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

Artist:

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 wa prolific and left a large body of work.

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