Fremantle Reception of Governor Kennedy

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Original print of Fremantle, Western Australia. This image depicts the arrival of Governor Kennedy in July 1855, disembarking at south jetty where he was received by Captain Henderson RE and other officials. A salute of seventeen guns was fired from Arthur’s Head and the principal streets were decorated with flags and triumphal arches for the occasion.

Dimensions 24 × 16 cm
Method

Woodblock Engraving

Title

Reception of the New Governor (Kennedy), Western Australia

Published

The Illustrated London News

Date Published

1856

Condition

Good Condition with hand colouring