Item #CL187-45 The City Of Sydney Looking East From Darling Harbour. Samuel Calvert .  After  A. C. Cooke, Aust.
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The City Of Sydney Looking East From Darling Harbour

1874/1876. Wood engraving, signed and dated “1874” by Cooke and signed by Calvert in block lower left to right, text including title and date in lower margin, 68.5 x 100cm. Old folds, repaired slight tears or missing portions to margins, minor stain to image upper centre.

Title continues “with enlarged illustrations of the principal buildings, presented as a supplement to The Town and Country Journal, January 1, 1876.”

The central image (view of Sydney) is the same as that issued with Illustrated Sydney News in 1874 but is cropped 11.7cm from the right edge (see item #44). The 23 vignettes surrounding the map show important buildings of the time, including Government House; Mort & Co’s Wool Warehouse, Circular Quay; General Post Office, George Street. Held in NLA.

Item #CL187-45

Price (AUD): $6,600.00  other currencies

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