Item #CL174-16 The City Of Melbourne, Australia. Nathaniel Whittock, Brit.
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The City Of Melbourne, Australia

1855. Engraving with roulette, text including title, engraver, artist, key and date in plate below image, 29.1 x 52.9cm. Soiling, repaired missing portions, tears, trimmed plate mark. Laid down on acid-free backing.

Text includes “Drawn by N. Whittock, from official surveys and from sketches taken in 1854, by G. Teale, Esq’r, Melbourne. London. Published May 1, 1855 by Lloyd Brothers & Co. 22 Ludgate Hill.” The key lists 47 locations.

Very rare important view of Melbourne, produced at the peak of the gold rush in Victoria, showing the great changes to the city.

Item #CL174-16

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