Lionel LINDSAY, First government printing office Enlarge 1 /1


Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

First government printing office 5 May 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left to lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay May 5th. 1917'. Titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'First Govt. Printing Office'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, '$250'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '7158'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'Mount / No cellophane'.
Dimensions: sheet 25.4 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1268
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.