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The Coming Year engraving 1859 Melbourne Punch

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The Coming Year


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Antique print relating to Australia


Mr Punch looks forward to 1860. The engraving is dated December 29, 1859. Vignettes depict Australia vs England at cricket, a coach with 'Melbourne to Sydney 50 Hours', father time holding an hourglass marked 1860. 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 Anon.
method Wood-engraving
date 1859
size 210mm by 280mm (sheet)
SKU AU7065