“The European March” [Sydney Heads From Vaucluse, NSW]. Thomas Edmund, 1827–1867 British/Aust.
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“The European March” [Sydney Heads From Vaucluse, NSW]

1857. Hand-coloured lithograph, signed in image lower right, 35 x 25cm. Glue stain to old horizontal fold upper centre, minor tears to trimmed edges, slight foxing.

Text continues “[Music] by [Edouard Desiree] Boulanger. Sydney. Dedicated to Captain Parfitt and the officers of the ARMSS European, published by J.R. Clarke, George St. Allan & Wigley, lith. printers.” Held in NGA; NLA.

This lithograph was originally the cover for sheet music. The image depicts an “artist drawing a view of a ship coming through the Heads into Sydney Harbour [and] reflects on the growing number of European immigrants coming to Australia.” Ref: NGA.

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Item #CL199-25

Price (AUD): $660.00  other currencies

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