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Queen Street, Brisbane in 1860. Antique print c1886

Queen Street, Brisbane in 1860. Antique print c1886

by Ashton, Julian Rossi

One of earliest views of Brisbane main street. North end of Queen Street from Edward Street c1860, a year after the establishment of the separate state of Queensland.

Original wood engraving after a sketch by prominent artist and teacher Julian Rossi Ashton (1851-1942) for Picturesque Atlas of Australasia published in Sydney between 1886 and 1889  to commemorate 100 years of settlement in Australia and to provide a graphic summary of Australia’s discovery and the development during that period. J.R. Ashton left London for Australia in 1878, and was widely responsible for the promotion of art and general art appreciation in Australia.

This small engraving is mounted in antique white acid-free archival boards and covered in protective cellophane, ready for framing. Size of engraving is 3 x 5 inches or 8 x 13cm. External mounted size is approximately 8 x 10 inches or 20 x 25cm

Stock Number: apAusviewPrice: $125.00