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Eagle Street Fountain, Queen and Eagle Street corner, c1886

Eagle Street Fountain, Queen and Eagle Street corner, c1886

by Fitler, W.C.

Eagle Street Fountain volunteer fireman memorial antique print. At junction of Queen and Eagle Streets in Brisbane, this memorial was built to commemorate a volunteer fireman who lost his life in a nearby warehouse fire. Today this fountain is almost concealed by an enormous Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

Original wood engraving after a sketch by the colonial artist, William Crothers Fitler (1857-1915) for Picturesque Atlas of Australasia which was published between 1886 and 1888 to commemorate one hundred years since first European settlement in Australia at Port Jackson in 1788.

this antique engraving has fine late colour, and is mounted between antique-white conservation matt board and covered with protective cellophane ready for framing - or as a presentable gift. Size of engraving is 14 x 19cm (5.5 x 7.5 inches). External mount size is approximately 27 x 32 cm (10.5 x 12.5 inches).

Stock Number: apG.esfPrice: $80.00

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