John SHIRLOW, A bye-way, Flinders Lane. Enlarge 1 /1


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

A bye-way, Flinders Lane. 1896
Collection Title: Five etchings by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1904
Page: no.4
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state unpublished a few proofs only; 2nd state edition of 25

Edition Notes: 2nd state after the etched inscription, 'Twelve Etchings No4' was burnished out.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 7.2 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 13.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.42.4
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