Eveline SYME

Australia 1888 – 1961

  • France 1922-23
  • England, France 1929-30

Sydney tram line. 1936 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks (vermillion, viridian, burnt umber) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/25
Edition: edition of 25

Edition Notes: A watercolour of the same subject titled, 'The tram line' 1932, is in the collection of the Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Gift of Mrs Beth Sinclair 1995.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E W Syme'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Sydney Tram-Line' inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '7/25'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.4 h x 18.0 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 22.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1936.0007 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 7/25
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.903
  • Anne Montgomery, legatee of the artist's estate.
  • The printmakers, mainly of the thirties, Melbourne: Important Women Artists, 11 September - 30 October, 1977, cat., no.25.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Women Artists [gallery], Melbourne, 1979.