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

Russell Street - The Jail. [The gaol.] 1901
Collection Title: Five etchings by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1904
Page: no.3
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, with plate-tone from one copper plate Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.8 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 28.4 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.42.3
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • 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