Rare antique hand coloured wood engraving print of Mordialloc Race Course c1887Albert Charles Cooke
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This beautiful and rare print of Mordialloc Race Course, and is a fine example of a wood block engraving print and hand coloured by Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902) The print is signed with an “A" for Albert on the bottom left hand corner of the print along with the title. There is also information on the back of the frame of the print. The print is approximately 15.2 x 20.2cm, the frame is approximately 41.6 x 38.4cm. Print is in excellent condition and frame is in very good condition with just a few minor scratches (please refer to photos). The print is set in white matting in a wood stained frame, behind glass.
For home or business owners in this area, this would be a great conversation piece or just to hang in your home or business. What a great print to reminisce over the rich history of Mordialloc.
Albert Charles Cooke (1836-1902)
Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.
About Brighton Antique Prints and Maps
Although no longer in the original location, Brighton Antique Prints and Maps are in service. BAPAM for short has the largest selection of rare maps and prints in Melbourne. Their maps and prints are at least 100 years old, some dating back as for as the 15th century and are original prints and maps. This print is rare and no longer sold in their shop.
Print on printing paper is approximately 15.2 x 20.2cm and the wooden frame is approximately 41.6 x 38.4cm.
Please refer to our photos as they form part of the description.