Newcastle in 1889 (The Original Colour Lithograph)

Acquisition of Original Newcastle 1889 Colour Lithograph Special Collections in the Auchmuty Library of the University of Newcastle (Australia) recently acquired this original colour lithograph of Newcastle NSW in 1889. Please click on the image above to access the high resolution version in exquisite detail. Many thanks to David Threlfo who produced this promotional video … More Newcastle in 1889 (The Original Colour Lithograph)

Newcastle in 1874

The engraving above of “Newcastle N.S.W. was published in the Supplement to “The lIlustrated Australian News for Home Readers” on the 3 November 1875. The “Key to the View of Newcastle” was published over a month later on the 29 December 1875. It was also (apparently) published in The Illustrated Sydney News of the 8 … More Newcastle in 1874

Newcastle in 1855 (Illustrated Sydney News)

NEWCASTLE. Newcastle, formerly known as King’s Town, is a free port in the County of Northumberland. It is situated about eighty miles from Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter, which, rising in the Liverpool Range, passes through a fertile and extensive tract of country, and receiving, below the thriving inland town of Maitland, two … More Newcastle in 1855 (Illustrated Sydney News)