Birmingham, England 1952 – 2009

  • Australia from 1955


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Punch's opening 1983 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, Meat Market Craft Centre, 42 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'ARCHES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A Edwards 83'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Punch's Opening' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'V.P.W. II'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2908'
Dimensions: plate-mark 59.6 h x 45.0 w cm sheet 85.0 h x 60.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2908
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.