Lithograph, 'Burning of the Garden Palace, Sydney', paper, made by Gibbs Shallard & Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1882
A view of the burning of the Garden Palace during the evening, from across Macquarie Street. The building occupies the entire centre of the vista, with the harbour in the background. Flames pour out from the roof line and from some windows along the entire length of the building and reach a height that is almost to the top of the dome. The predominant colours of the lithograph are orange, blue/grey, beige, rusty brown with lines in grey. The title of the lithograph is underneath the image and the words 'Supplement to the Illustrated Sydney News October 25 1882' are above the image. The name of the printer is underneath the image in the lower left corner.
Printed in lower left corner, in black 'GIBBS, SHALLARD & CO., CHROMO-LITHOGRAPHERS, SYDNEY.'