Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1967

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1966



commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Hong Kong Island check [HK Is. check] 1997 Description: An artist's book comprising 12 lithographs, plus a title page and an imprint page by Megan McPherson

Collection Title: Hong Kong Island check. Melbourne: Megan McPherson, 1997
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, artist's books, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from five plates; wood and copper engravings, printed in relief in red ink; typography Support: white wove Velin Arches 180 gsm paper and Japanese silk paper; red fabric cloth cover
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 10; plus 2 artist's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on second last page, lower right in black pencil, 'MMcPherson/ 1997'. Titled on second last page, centre in black pencil, 'HK Is/ CHECK'. Inscribed on second last page with impression details lower left in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: No print workshop blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2477-2490'
Dimensions: book (closed) 26.2 h x 27.0 w x 1.5 d cm book (open) 26.2 h x 54.0 w x 1.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2477-2490
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.