Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 1871
London, England 1955
- England, Europe 1910-21
- Australia 1921- 22
- England 1922-25
- Australia 1925-52
- England from 1952
The Spirit of the plains
London, Greater London, England
Creation Notes: 1922, printed
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in teal ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth pale grey laid WSH & Co. paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'WSH & Co / 1922'; lower right, '[pictorial motif] / WSH & Co'
Edition State: 2nd state
Impression: undesignated impression
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'.
titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Spirit of the Plains'.
inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2nd state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left to lower right of sheet in black pencil, '3236c 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 090 1/2 [illeg.] C.B. 31078'.
plate-mark 17.7 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 46.2 w cm
: Purchased 1973 Accession No
: NGA 73.783 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 Image rights
: Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
- Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from James Lawson Auctioneers, Sydney, 1973.