Alfred COFFEY, The dust bin. Enlarge 1 /1


Limerick, Ireland 1869 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1950

  • Australia from 1879

The dust bin. 1928 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Alfred Coffey / 28'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Dust Bin'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.8 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 15.2 h x 18.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.78
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.