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Shipping, Circular Quay

Date: 1886
Dimensions:
Overall: 558 x 406 mm, 0.35 kg
Sheet: 311 x 209 mm
Mount: 558 x 406 mm
Image: 251 x 177 mm
Sight: 263 x 184 mm
Medium: Hand coloured wood engraving on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00001104
Related Place:Circular Quay,

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    Description
    A coloured engraving from a pictorial atlas, possibly the Picturesque Atlas, titled 'Shipping, Circular Quay' by Julian Rossi Ashton.
    SignificanceIn 1881 Julian Ashton joined the Melbourne-based Australasian Sketcher and in 1883 moved to Sydney to work on the Picturesque Atlas of Australasia. He worked there until 1886 he travelled extensively throughout Australia drawing points of interest; he also drew for the Bulletin.
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