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John SHIRLOW

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

Sydney Harbour from Bradley's Head. 1917
Collection Title: The Sydney set, by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1917
Page: no.4
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream laid J.S. Head paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/55
Edition: edition of 55; plus edition of 25?

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. inscribed upper right above plate-mark in black pencil, 'S.S.II'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.8 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 24.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.143.4
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • 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.