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“Sydney Illustrated” By J.S. Prout [Cover Wrapper]

1843. Lithograph, signed and dated in image lower right and centre, 42 x 29.3cm. Missing portions, slight stains and repaired tears. Laid down on acid-free tissue.

Text reads “Part III. Price 10/6. [J.S. Prout], member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours, London, with descriptive letterpress by J. Rae, AM. Sydney, MDCCCXLIII.” Held in NGA.

Publisher and artist John Rae designed the cover wrappers for Prout’s series of lithographs titled Sydney Illustrated. Often the wrappers were discarded when the lithographs were bound as one volume.

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Item #CL194-17

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  Other currencies

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