David BARKER, A tomb in Bethlehem. Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1888 – Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia 1946

A tomb in Bethlehem. (1919) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and foul biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 21/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'David Barker./ Warrant Officer A.I.F.'. not dated. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A Tomb in Bethlehem.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '21/50'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in pen and ink, '(sterling pound symbol)2.10.6.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.4 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 19.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.762
Subject: War: first world war, 1914-1918
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Lassetters Gallery, Canberra, September 1991.