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Sydney Argyle Cut. The Rocks region. Antique Print Australia c1886

Sydney Argyle Cut. The Rocks region. Antique Print Australia c1886

by Schell, Frederick B.

Antique engraving Argyle Cut in The Rocks district of Sydney, NSW

Original wood engraving after a sketch by New York-born artist Frederick B. Schell (1838-1905), from his 1884-1888 travels around Australia. At the age of 29 Schell was appointed Art Director to select the illustrations for “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” by the Honourable Andrew Garran, M.A., LL.D., M.L.C., who published this grand graphic summary in Sydney between 1886 and 1889, to commemorate 100 years of settlement in Australia, and to record the discovery and development of the region during that period.

This engraving has fine hand-colour and is mounted in 'antique white' coloured acid-free archival mattboard and covered with cellophane for protection, ready for framing.

Size of image is 7 x 5 inches or 18 x 13cm
Mounted size is 11.5 x 10 inches or 29 x 25cm

Stock Number: apAustviewPrice: $66.00

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