Cawker Floating battery 1867 {1868} SLV [PR]

Cawker, Louis (1834-1908; Welsh) The new floating battery, for the defence of Sydney Harbour 1867 Wood engraving Acquired 1868 State Library of Victoria (IMP24/01/67/8) This print, published in the Illustrated Melbourne Post, 24 January 1867, illustrated a recently-invented device credited to an inventor named R.Rutter. Refs. PF ( Section of a floating battery), under 1868

Ham (T.) after Strutt Opening of Prince’s Bridge 1851 (c.2) {1868} SLV [PR]

Ham, Thomas (1871-70; English/Australian), after Strutt, William (1825-1915; English/Australian) Opening of Prince’s Bridge 1851 (c.2) Engraving, 23 x 35.5 cm (image), 45.3 x 63.7 cm (sheet) Acquired 1868 (probably donated by J.P.Fawkner) State Library of Victoria (H82.288/123) For comments on this composition and the event it commemorates, see Ham (T.) after Strutt Opening of Prince’s

Shepherd Wesley Church, Melbourne {by 1870} SLV [PR]

Shepherd, Richard (1825-85; English/Australian) Wesley Church, Melbourne (c.1868) Hand-coloured lithograph, 56.7 x 41.4 cm (image) Presented by Joseph Reed, by 1870 State Library of Victoria (H2085) This print was presented by the architect of the Wesley Church (also the principal architect of the first Melbourne Public Library buildings). See also * Willmore (A.) after Gill

* Hymans after Dell’Acqua The Tortoise Merchant {1868} [PR]

Hymans, Henri (1836-1912; Belgian) after Dell’Acqua, Cesare (1821-1905; Italian) The Tortoise Merchant Lithograph Presented by the Belgian Government, 1868 Unidentified; present location unknown Both pre-Felton prints by Hymans (for details, see linked entry) reproduced works by contemporary Italian painters. Dell’Acqua, born in Trieste, moved to Brussels in 1848 and became a successful painter of historical

Maguire after Negelen Sir John Franklin {by 1865} SLV [PR]

Maguire, Thomas-Herbert (1821-95; English), after Negelen, Joseph Mathias (1792-1870; Swiss) Sir John Franklin (1837) Lithograph Presented by C.B.Wild, Esq., by 1865 SLV H1525 (“Oval Portrait” no.44) Franklin (1786-1847), famous as an Arctic explorer, joined the navy in 1800, was a crew member on Flinders’ circumnavigation of Australia in the Investigator in 1802, and fought at the

* Gauci (?) George Augustus Robinson {by 1865} Loc? [PR]

Gauci, Maxim (1774-1854; Maltese/English) (?) George Augustus Robinson Lithograph, c.37.1 x 25.6 cm Acquired by 1865 Present location unknown Robinson (1791-1866), a builder by trade, and a devout Christian and lay preacher, migrated to Hobart in 1824. In 1828, he was appointed by Lt-Governor George Arthur to attempt a “conciliation” between Tasmanian settlers and the

* Hymans after Induno Popolane di Roma {1868} Loc? [PR]

Hymans, Henri (1836-1912; Belgian), after Induno, Gerolamo (1825-90; Italian) Popolane di Roma {sic} Engraving Presented by the Belgian government, 1868 Present location unknown Hymans, besides being a print-maker, was also an art historian and curator of prints at the Bibliothèque royale in Brussels. Induno studied at the Brera Academy in his native Milan from 1839-46

* Meunier after Madou L’Arquebusier {1868?} Loc? [PR]

Meunier, Jean Baptiste (1821-1900; Belgian), after Madou, Jean Baptiste (1796-1877; Belgian) L’Arquebusier Engraving, c.46.8 x 39.7 cm Presented by the Belgian government, c.1868 Present location unknown Madou worked as a genre painter and print-maker. Meunier was a noted Belgian etcher; he also taught his brother Constantin (1831-1905), a sculptor and realist painter, and his son

Cunego & others after Raphael: Engravings after Paintings in the Loggie {by 1861?} SLV [PR]

Cunego, Domenico (1727-1803; Italian), & others, after Raphael (1483-1520; Italian) Engravings after Paintings in the Loggie of the Vatican: Raphael and his Pupils Album comprising 52 folios Acquired by 1861 (?) State Library of Victoria (H2015.139/1-52) [reproduction: The Last Supper (H2015.13/52)] This intact album, previously in the main SLV collection, and transferred to the library’s Pictures

Haghe after Roberts The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-49) {by 1860} SLV [PR]

Haghe, Louis (1806-85; Belgian/English), after Roberts, David (1796-1864; Scottish) The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-49) 250 coloured lithographs in 6 volumes Purchased by 1860 State Library of Victoria (Rare Books collection)  [photo: Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth (Vol.1, pl.31)] This substantial collection, published in two 3-volume sets, with accompanying explanatory texts, was acquired

Unknown A Lancashire witch {1868} NGV [PR]

Unknown artist (19th century?) A Lancashire witch Mezzotint Donated by E.L.Grundy 1868 National Gallery of Victoria (p.178.9-1) This print is described in the NGV’s unpublished list of pre-1905 acquisitions (PF) as “after Gary Bradley” (an artist who has not been traced; he may have been a publisher). The title may allude to the infamous trials of the Pendle

Stacpoole after Rivière Charity {1876} NGV [PR]

Stacpoole, Frederick (1813-1907; English), after Rivière, Briton (1840-1920; English) Charity Engraving, 45.3 x 62.3 cm (image) Donated by William Agnew, 1876 National Gallery of Victoria (p.182.5-1) One of the prints after Rivière donated in 1876, all signed by both painter and print-maker. This particular impression is stamped at lower left (“Printseller’s Association: XDC”). A version

Girard after Reverdin Laocoon {by 1861} NGV [PR]

Girard, Alexis François (1789-1870; French), after Reverdin, François-Gédéon (1772-1828; Swiss/French) Laocoon Engraving, c.61 x 40.2 cm (image); 64 x 45.5 cm (paper) Presented by Thomas Alexander, Esq., by 1861 National Gallery of Victoria (p.179.1-1) As the French inscription indicates, this image reproduces the central figure from the famous Hellenistic group in the Vatican. Subsidiary inscriptions

Unknown after Rubens Descent from the Cross {1868} NGV [PR]

Unknown engraver, after Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640; Flemish)  Descent from the Cross Engraving, 85.4 x 63 cm (sheet) Presented by the Belgian Government 1868 National Gallery of Victoria (p.179.7-1) This print reproduces Rubens’s early masterpiece, the central panel of his altarpiece for Antwerp Cathedral (1612-14). The work has been engraved many times since the 17th

Silvestre Les Plaisirs de l’Isle enchantée 1673 {1879} NGV [PR]

Silvestre, Israel (1621-91; French)  Les Plaisirs de l’Isle enchantée, ou les festes et divertissements du Roy à Versailles, divisez en trois journées et commencez le 7me jour de May, de l’année 1664 (1673) 9 engravings, various sizes Gift of George Collins Levey 1879  National Gallery of Victoria (p.183.72-1 to p.183.77-1, p.183.81-1, p.183.83-1 and p.183.84-1) [photo: Title page]

Silvestre Plans, elevations and views of Versailles {1879} NGV [PR]

Silvestre, Israel (1621-91; French) Plans, elevations and views of Versailles (1664-84) 15 engravings Gift of George Collins Levey 1879 National Gallery of Victoria (p.183.56-1 etc., as listed below) = Levey gift, cat.84-98 [photo: p.183.55-1] Silvestre’s engravings comprise the largest group of a series documenting the development of the building and decorative programs at Versailles during the opening

* Franck after Devaux Princess Charlotte, impératrice de Mexique {by 1894} Loc? [PR]

Franck, Joseph (1825-83; Belgian), after Devaux, Eugène (1822-1914; Belgian) S.A.I. et R. la Princesse Charlotte, impératrice du Mexique Engraving Acquired by 1894 Present location unknown  Charlotte (1840-1927), daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium and sister of Leopold II, married her cousin, Archduke Maximilian of Austria, in 1857. In 1864, Maximilian was installed by Napoleon

* Feckert after Winterhalter Victoria Adelaide, Princess Royal… {by 1871?} Loc? [PR]

Feckert, Gustav (1820-99; German), after Winterhalter, Franz Xaver (1805-73; German)   H.R.H. Victoria Adelaide Maria Louisa, Princess Royal of England and Crown Princess of Prussia (c.1858-70) Lithograph, c.72.3 x 53 cm (paper) Presented by the Prussian Government (by 1871?) Current location unknown In 1858, Victoria Adelaide, Queen Victoria’s first child (1840-1901), married Crown Prince Frederick William of