Lionel LINDSAY, Sussex St Forge Enlarge 1 /1


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

Sussex St Forge [Old Sussex Street Forge] 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: 31/50
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower right below at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Old Sussex St Forge'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 31'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '1.11.6 [price]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Margaret McKean noted on her worksheet of 1 December 1975, that an auctioneers ticket, lot 'no 22' , was originally attached to the verso of this print.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.6 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 22.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Oscar Paul Collection, Gift of Henriette von Dallwitz and of Richard Paul in honour of his father 1965.
Accession No: NGA 65.107
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • The Oscar Paul Collection.
  • Bequest to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Mrs Henriette von Dallwitz legatee of Richard Paul after reinbursement to estate, to fulfill Richard Paul's intentions to honour his father, May 1965.