Jessie TRAILL, The tower house. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The tower house. [An Australian home.] 1909 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint and foul biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove 'J. Whatman' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'J WHATMAN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill / 1909'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Tower House.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '053 / Canb. N. Gallery 500 Roger Butler'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.6 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 43.8 h x 28.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.51
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Goldern Age Gallery, Ballarat, VIC, February 1984.