Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

The black walled house, the Rocks area, Cumberland Street, Sydney [The blackwalled house, the Rocks area, Cumberland Street, Sydney] 1916 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: 1st state proof
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs only; 2nd state edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: 1st state, without figures and cart at left. 2nd state, addition of figures and cart at left
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Black Walled House'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'first state'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet, 'standard'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.8 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.885
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Robert Campbell.
  • Purchased from the Estate of Robert Campbell, Canberra, 1976.