John SHIRLOW, Sydney Cove, from Musgrave Street wharf. Enlarge 1 /1


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

Sydney Cove, from Musgrave Street wharf. 1917
Collection Title: The Sydney set, by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1917
Page: no.1
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid 'F.J. Head' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark top right, 'F J Head'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/55
Edition: edition of 55

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. not titled. Inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'SSII' [Sydney set II].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 23.3 h x 17.5 w cm backing sheet
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.143.1
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Collection of Adolph Albers (art dealer), gift of the artist, Christmas 1918
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 1976.