John SHIRLOW, Princes Bridge from Moyne. Enlarge 1 /1


Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

Princes Bridge from Moyne. 1898 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 3
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state unpublished a few proofs only; 2nd state edition of 25

Edition Notes: 2nd state before the etched inscription, 'Twelve Etchings No7' was burnished out.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Princes Bridge from Moyne' inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '(7).' inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '2nd. St'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'P 1168/c LOT 30'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.8 h x 19.0 w cm sheet 16.4 h x 26.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler AM, 2011.
Accession No: NGA 2011.908
  • Purchased by Roger Butler, from the estate sale of Victor Cobb, Blackburn & Lockwood, Melbourne, 13 May 1977, lot 272 (part)
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, 2011.