Australia and New Zealand from a time that’s never coming back, painted by Eugene von Guérard (1811-1901). Born in Austria, he went out to Australia in 1852 to look for gold and ended up staying to paint.

“Bush fire between Mount Elephant and Timboon.” 1857. Oil on canvas on cardboard. Location not known. Source: photographed at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. In the public domain due to age. via,_1857.jpg
“Milford Sound, New Zealand.” 1877. In the public domain due to age. via
“North-east view from the northern top of Mount Kosciusko.” 1863. Oil on canvas. Collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via

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