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Oswald Walters Brierly, artist
Thomas Picken, lithographer Emigrants leaving the ship, Sydney Cove, N.S.W. 1853

This lithograph depicts a ship arriving at Sydney Cove, in the busy harbour of Port Jackson. On board the clipper are anxious emigrants, uncertain of their future yet excited and relieved about finally reaching their destination safely.

Oswald Walters Brierly, artist
England 1817–1894
Thomas Picken, lithographer
born England 1815, arrived Australia c.1852
died 1870
Emigrants leaving the ship, Sydney Cove, N.S.W. 1853
published by Ackermann & Co., London, 1 June 1853
hand-coloured lithograph
40.5 x 49.3 cm
National Library of Australia, Canberra
Rex Nan Kivell Collection

 
 

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