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Poisoned Robe Nessus engraving Nicholas Chevalier 1858

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The Poisoned Robe of Nessus (Hercules Mr CGD....Y)


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Antique print relating to Australia


Depicts Charles Gavan Duffy (1816-1903), an Irish Catholic, and in 1858, Deputy Premier, to John O'Shanassy. From 'Melbourne Punch'. Melbourne Punch began in 1855. From 1855-1861 Nicholas Chevalier was one of the principal cartoonists most of whose work was engraved by Samuel Calvert.

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artist After Nicholas Chevalier (1828-1902)
method Wood-engraving
date 1858
size 280mm by 210mm (sheet)
SKU AU7397