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Eirene MORT

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1879 – Bowral, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

L is the Lyre, a bird 1907 Description: Block for alphabet

Collection Title: Australian animal alphabet
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper letterpress printed labels, recto and verso printed in blue ink Support: paper on wooden block
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Printed label verso, 'L is the Lyre, a bird/ of sagacity---/ His tail is alluded to, not his veracity'.
Dimensions: printed image 4.5 h x 4.4 w cm sheet 5.2 h x 5.2 w cm printing block 5.2 h x 5.2 w x 1.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.1.12
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Treasure Island Books, Sydney, 1995.