City and Harbour of Sydney from Near Vaucluse 1852


Hand coloured lithograph

31.5 cm x 55 cm

This iconic Sydney Harbour view, probably initially drawn from old South Head Road. The artist’s name appears on the lower left, the lithographer on the lower right. The names of prominent buildings, native plants, regions, and islands are printed below the work. An important image of colonial Sydney that was instrumental in stimulating immigration to Australia in the 1850s. This work was exhibited at the Royal Australian Historical Society on the 18th March 1943. it is listed in the catalogue as exhibit 30. G