Samuel CALVERTNicholas CHEVALIER, The Victorian Exhibition in Melbourne, for the 'World's Fair', 1862. Enlarge 1 /1


Brixton, England 1828 – Crowthorne, England 1913

wood engraver

  • working Australia 1848-88, 1894-c.1905


St Petersburg, Russia 1828 – London, England 1902

print after

  • working Australia 1854-67, New Zealand 1854-69, England from 1870

The Victorian Exhibition in Melbourne, for the 'World's Fair', 1862. 1862
Collection Title: News letter of Australasia. Melbourne: George Slater, 1856-1862
Page: no.56, February 1862
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin tissue paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 26.2 h x 17.6 w cm image 24.7 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 26.9 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2009
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Illustrated news letter paper
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Anne McCormick, Rare Books, Paintings and Prints, Sydney, September 1986.