Jessie TRAILL, Afternoon in Collins Street. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Afternoon in Collins Street. 1911 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A Traill - 1911.' titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Afternoon in Collins Street.' inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '(no 4)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with mounting instructions upper left along top edge in pencil inverted, '1/2 margin top + side 1 1/2 bottom 3 mar...[illeg.]'. inscribed with measurements left edge in pencil, '3 2/6'. inscribed upper left inverted in black pencil, '4180'.
Dimensions: plate mark 28.2 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 40.8 h x 49.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.807
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Bridget McDonnel Gallery, Melbourne, August 2006;
  • From Fine Australian Prints, Melbourne: Bridget McDonnel Gallery, 8-24th March, 2006, catalogue no., 9.