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 drafting gates, Bendemeer 1947 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: proof D
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 35, plus lettered proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Drafting Gate'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, Proof D'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed along right side edge of sheet in black pencil, '98724 17416 0901/2 BI 8/-'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.0 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 23.6 h x 32.5 w cm
Accession No: NGA 46.2
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from an unidentified vendor, by 1946.