John SHIRLOW, Sydney, from Taronga Park. Enlarge 1 /1


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

Sydney, from Taronga Park. 1918
Collection Title: The Sydney set, by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1917
Page: no.3
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone , from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid 'F.J. Head' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/55
Edition: edition of 55
Place Published: Melbourne

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. not titled. inscribed upper right above plate-mark, 'SS II'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.6 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 24.6 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.143.3
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.