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Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney. 1893 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in dark brown ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: working state
Impression: working proof
Edition: 1st edition unknown; 2nd edition of 14 in 1918

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J R Ashton'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Cumberland St ...[illegible]'. Inscribed verso centre in blue pencil, '...[illegible]' [obscured by backing paper].
Dimensions: printed image 26.6 h x 17.2 w cm plate-mark 30.1 h x 20.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 35.8 h x 25.4 w cm backing paper 38.2 h x 29.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.468
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 2003.