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Elizabeth ROONEY

Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1929 – 2016

(The Lane Cove Plaza saga continues) 1977
Collection Title: Lane Cove plaza saga
Page: no.4
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate: with additional work in pen and blue ink Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: working state
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower edge, pen and ink 'MEANWHILE THE LANE COVE PLAZA SAGA CONTINUES - THE SCENE ABOUT APRIL 1977/ AN UNDERSTATEMENT REALLY/ WORKING PROOF FOR PLATE 4.(COUNCIL BOUGHT NOS 1 & 2 AT CHRISTMAS)/ AM CONTEMPLATING ANOTHER PROGRESS REPORT AS AT AUGUST 1977'. INSCRIBED UPPER EDGE, PEN AND INK 'DEAR JOYCE, THINK OF YOU AND HOPE YOU ARE ALL WELL - DON'T KNOW WHEN I'LL BE YOUR WAY./ HIGH WINDS AND ICY ROADS NOT SAFE FOR ER & DAIHATSU - PLODDING ON WITH SYDNEY FOR NEXT MAY MACQUARIE/ SHOW AT WORKSHOP END OF TERM 1 MUST SUCCESSFULL (SIC) - HAVE YOU BEEN ABLE TO SEE ANY OF THE SHOWS SYD SIDE?...'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.4 h x 33.8 w cm sheet 32.2 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the family of Joyce Allen 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.954
Provenance:
  • Gift to Joyce Allen, from the artist. The Allen family by descent, 1992. Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the family of Joyce Allen, 1994.