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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

The Slum, Bullen Lane, in the Chinese Quarter. [The Chinese Quarter.] 1914 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '11.25'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso with framing instructions including, 'New Mount'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.2 h x 9.2 w cm sheet 35.6 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1392
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 Architecture
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Print Room Gallery, Sydney, January 1978.