Lionel LINDSAY, Birthplace of David Scott Mitchell Cumberland, Sydney 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

Birthplace of David Scott Mitchell Cumberland, Sydney [The Mitchell's house] 1913 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'A. C. L.'.
Edition State: 2nd state state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: State proofs; final state edition of 50, plus additional proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'David Mitchell's birthplace / Cumberland St'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed by Peter Lindsay lower right below title in black pencil, 'Sydney'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.2 h x 9.8 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Lindsay 1961
Accession No: NGA 61.68
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Gift to Peter Lindsay, from his father Lionel Lindsay.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Peter Lindsay, Sydney, August 1961.