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They are thus regarded as precursors of the Penny Black.However, the envelopes were not popular, and in 1841 Raymond was unable to develop official interest in postage stamps for the colony.In 1842 regular mail service was carried by steamer between Melbourne and Sydney, and the first mail packet from Britain arrived in 1844.An act of 1848 reformed the postal system and authorized the use of stamps; the first stamps appeared on 1 January 1850.They were locally produced, and depicted a scene of Sydney and its harbour, thus becoming known as the “Sydney Views”.The 1d, 2d, and 3d stamps were separately engraved, and then re-engraved and retouched over the next year, yielding dozens of varieties.
In 1838, Raymond introduced envelopes embossed with the seal of the colony, and available for local mail for 1¼ pence each instead of the 2d charged letters paid for in cash.
Between 18, John Carmichael had worked non-stop in producing engravings, drawings, paintings and printings, as well as lithographs.
To know certain number of his works cannot be achieved, however there is at least 13 known advertisement works John have done.
This post covers other artworks John Carmichael have done through his lifetime between Scotland and Australia.
He did quite a lot in his 54 years, including teaching, drawing, etching, engraving, printing, painting, and doing lithography.
It is proposed to complete the whole in six views, to be published with a prospectus, at 15s. This is far too low to numerate the skill and time of the engraver, whom it will take months ere he can complete a work, which, in this country, was never yet equaled, and in few places promises to be excelled.