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

The smoker. 1898
Collection Title: A ballad of buccaneering.
Page: no.3.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated proof
Edition: no edition. proofs only; second printing, proofs by Victor Cobb

Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Third'. Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '3'.
Dimensions: image 12.0 h x 8.6 w cm plate-mark 12.2 h x 9.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 16.9 h x 12.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.30.3
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, February 1984.