Jessie TRAILL, Building a tunnel, 'Genoa'. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Building a tunnel, 'Genoa'. [first exhibited 1928] 1927 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone and wiped highlights, from one plate Support: medium weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left at base of paper in black ball point pen, '58'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 32.8 w cm sheet 34.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1700
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, December 1990.