David FRANCISLesley DUXBURYVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Young English migrant Enlarge 1 /1


Scarborough, England born 1955

  • Australia from 1967


Accrington, Lancashire, England born 1950

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 1983


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Young English migrant 1985 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp lower left edge, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 7; plus 2 artist's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre right below printed image in black pencil, 'D. F. 85'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Young English Migrant'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW Proof #2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1909'
Dimensions: printed image 43.5 h x 34.2 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1909
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.