Australiana

Sterling Silver Mounted Emu Egg by William Edwards, Melbourne - c.1860 - $17,500 #121590
This lidded goblet with gilded interior was the work of jeweler William Edwards. Englishman Edwards had arrived in Melbourne in July 1857 and set up his first workshop at 129 Collins Street .

He advertised his special skills of making 'sacrament services to order - Tea and Coffee sets (of) any design - Emu Eggs mounted - Race Cups (of) all sizes and design'. Edwards was considered a leading silversmith of his day and he submitted works to the International Exhibition, 1861 and the International Colonial Exhibition, Melbourne, 1866.

Standing 26.5 cm this mounted egg is a superb example of early colonial craftsmanship.

Sydney Gazette - Wednesday, February 14, 1827 - $550 #121269
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Friday, February 16, 1827 - $550 #121270
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Monday, February 19, 1827 - $550 #121271
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Saturday, February 24, 1827 - $550 #121272
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Tuesday, February 27, 1827 - $550 #121273
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Tuesday, March 6, 1827 - $650 #121274
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Thursday , March 8, 1827 - $650 #121275
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Saturday, March 10, 1827 - $650 #121276
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Tuesday, March 13, 1827 - $650 #121277
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Thursday, March 15, 1827 - $550 #121279
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Saturday , March 17, 1827 - $550 #121287
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy although toned is complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Tuesday, March 20, 1827 - $450 #121280
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. This copy has slight paper loss and is lightly toned . However it is largely complete and provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Saturday , January 10 , 1829 - $650 #121281
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.
Sydney Gazette - Tuesday, January 13, 1829 - $650 #121282
The Sydney Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Australia and was the official mouthpiece of the Colonial Government. It was first published on 5 March 1805, but it was not until October 1824 that it achieved editorial independence. The last edition was published on 20 October 1842. A lightly toned but complete copy that provides an intriguing insight into the Sydney's early history.