Sydney URE SMITH, Old cottages, Princes Street. Enlarge 1 /1


Stoke Newington, England 1887 – Point Piper, New South Wales, Australia 1949

  • Australia from 1889

Old cottages, Princes Street. 1920, after Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid F.J. Head & Co paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper left to right, 'F.J Head & Co [inverted]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 12/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'old cottages, Princes Street'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.12 / 50 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.7 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 33.4 w cm
Accession No: NGA 46.33
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), by 1946 ( £4.11.9.)