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


publisher (organisation)

The Bassra guard [The Bazra Guard] 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, 1 proof; 2nd state, edition of 100, plus proofsedition of 100

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay' Titled lower centre at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Bassra Guard'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right corner of sheet, 'S. 35005'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.2 h x 30.2 w cm sheet 30.8 h x 43.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1211
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Town Gallery, Brisbane, 1976.