Australia, Coopers Creek, #2, c1886
Coopers Creek in Queensland is one of the most famous rivers in Australia because it is the site of the death of Bourke and Wills in 1861. Sometimes known as the Barcoo River
Original from Garran'sThe Picturesque Atlas of Australasia
Artist: Macleod, William
Publisher: Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co, Sydney
Paper Size: 125 x 130mm
Technique: Wood Engraving
Description: Wood Engraving with later hand colouring
The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia
Published in Sydney in 1886-88, the enormous, multi-volume 'Picturesque Atlas of Australasia' was an attempt with words and pictures to describe the Australia of the time.
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