Shirley PURDIEFranck GOHIERPaul S. MILLERRED HAND PRINTS, Massacre Creek Enlarge 1 /1

Shirley PURDIE

Gija people

Gilburn (Mabel Downs Station), Australia born 1948


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972


Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada born 1957

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1987


commenced 1997

print workshop (organisation)

Massacre Creek June 1999 Place made: Red Hand Prints, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching, sugar-lift etching, lump rosin and aquatint, printed in prussian blue ink, from one plate Support: wove Arches BFK Rives 300gsm paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: Workshop proof
Edition: edition of 30; plus 3 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proof, 1 workshop proof

Edition Notes: Printed in Charbonnel ink. The printing of the edition was completed on 20 February 2000.
Primary Insc: Signed lower right
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso 'RH 102'
Dimensions: plate-mark 33.0 h x 49.6 w cm sheet 59.8 h x 79.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Franck Gohier, Red Hand Prints
Accession No: NGA 2003.237.28
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier, co-director of Red Hand Prints, Darwin, 2003.