Tom ROBERTS, The Chinese cook shop. Enlarge 1 /1


Dorchester, England 1856 – Kallista, Victoria, Australia 1931

  • Australia from 1869
  • England, Europe 1881- 85, 1903-23

The Chinese cook shop. [A Chinese cook shop; The opium den] 1887 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.4 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 20.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | R 1887.1 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.21
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.