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Wool from Port Phillip Australia. Trades Procession c1873.

Wool from Port Phillip Australia. Trades Procession c1873.

by The Illustrated London News

Australian Wool antique print. Trades Procession at Bradford, on the Opening of the New Townhall in 1873.

Flags flying and military lining the street and band playing outside Bradford Townhall as Wool Bales are pulled along the street by horses. Published in The Illustrated London News on September 20, 1873.

The Illustrated London News was the world's first graphic newspaper. From its inception in 1842, illustrated news was popular with all levels of society, selling many thousands of copies of each edition (more with news of wars around the world). Engraved illustrations were avidly collected, and coloured for further enjoyment.

Pages measured around 395 x 280mm (15 1/2 x 11 inches). This engraving measures 238 x 330mm (9 x 13 inches)

 

 

  

Stock Number: apILN73/264Price: $125.00

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