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J.R. Ashton view of Townsville. Hand-coloured engraving c1886

J.R. Ashton view of Townsville. Hand-coloured engraving c1886

by Ashton, Julian Rossi

Fine antique print of Townsville and Castle Hill c1886.

Original wood engraving by Andrew after a Townsville landscape by influential Australian artist and art teacher Julian Rossi Ashton (1851-1942) for Picturesque Atlas of Australasia published in Sydney between 1886 and 1888 to commemorate 100 years since First Fleet settlement in Australia, and to provide a graphic summary of the discovery, settlement and development in Australia and the adjacent countries up to that time.

This engraving is in good condition with fine later hand-colour. There are good wide margins all round and the engraving measures 180 x 280mm (7 x 11 inches).

Stock Number: apJRA.Tsville-cPrice: $150.00

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