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Vanity Fair Charles Gibson Millar Chromolithograph Spy 1894

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Vanity Fair - Charles Gibson Millar


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Antique print relating to Australia


Saide RYS' Vanity Fair portrait of Charles Gibson Millar (1839-1900). Millar and his brother Edwin arrived in Australia from Ireland in the late 1850s. After gaining significant wealth in the goldfields they returned to Dublin to study engineering. They then returned to Melbourne and set up the engineeering firm of C and E Millar Trading Company. They won significant contracts building bridges in Melbourne and Sydney including the Hawkesbury River Bridge. They built railways in Victoria and also had timber interests. They established workshops in Yarloop, WA. He is depicted in yahcting dress as he owned two luxurious yachts

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artist Spy (Sir Leslie Ward) (1851-1922)
method Chromolithograph
date 1894
size 380mm by 250mm (sheet)
SKU AU7284