Megan MCPHERSONMartin KINGSimon COOPERAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Hong Kong Island check Enlarge 1 /1

Megan MCPHERSON

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1967

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

printer, lithographic

Simon COOPER

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1966

printer

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

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: books, 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
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.