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

Five etchings. 1904 Description: A bound portfolio of [6] pp containing 5 etchings and [2] pp dedication

Collection Title: Five etchings by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1904
Page: collection record
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, ink; paper etchings, printed in warm black/brown ink, each from one copper plate; letterpress text Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 25/25
Edition: edition of 25; individual etchings had been previously published
Place Published: Melbourne: the artist

Dimensions: page 42.5 h x 29.8 w cm book (closed) 42.8 h x 30.8 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.42.1-5
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to R H Croll, from the artist.
  • Malvern Fine Art, Melbourne (Croll Estate).
  • Collection of Conal Coad, Sydney.
  • Private collection, Melbourne.
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from a private collection, Melbourne, February 1984