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Ormond College, Victoria, Australia. Antique Print c1886

Ormond College, Victoria, Australia. Antique Print c1886


by Garran, Andrew

Antique print of Melbourne University's Ormond College, Victoria c1886. Named for Franics Ormond who suscribed 3,000 pounds of the initial 10,000 pounds target. Ormond then offered to completely finance construction. He contributed 22,571 of the 38,000 pounds required for the building, Ormond College was opened in 1879. It is now the largest residential college for The University of Melbourne which was established by an act of the Parliament of Victoria in 1853.

Original wood engraving after a sketch for Andrew Garran's "Picturesque Atlas of Australasia" published in Sydney between 1886 and 1888 to commemorate 100 years of settlement since the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, by illustrating the discovery and development of Australia, and the nearby Pacific countries.
This engraving has later hand-colour and is mounted in antique white acid-free archival mounts and cellophaned for protection, ready for framing. Size of image is 5 x 7 inches or 13 x 18cm. Actual mounted size is 11 x 13 inches or 28 x 33cm

Stock Number: apAustviewPrice: $30.00