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Australian Military. NSW Rifle Champions. Antique print of volunteers c1863

Australian Military. NSW Rifle Champions. Antique print of volunteers c1863

by The Illustrated London News

Volunteers in the first Intercolonial Rifle Contest in Australia: The Rifle Champions from New South Wales. Mostly from the military, they are shown in their uniforms where appropriate.

This wonderful record is the lower half of a folded page from The Illustrated London News, published in 1863. The Illustrated London News was the world's first graphic newspaper. Published weekly from 1842, its engraved images of events and discoveries from around the world ensured its popularity. Engravings from this publication have always been avidly collected and hand-tinted with watercolour for further enjoyment.

The page measures 395 x 275mm (15.5 x 11 inches approximately). The engraving is approximately 24 x 17cm (9.5 x 6.75 inches)

Stock Number: apAm681Price: $88.00

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