Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

Das ist verboten [This is forbidden]. 1919 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: soft Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: a drawing related to this print (State Library of Victoria sketchbook) is titled 'The Dreamers'. This would make more sense of the inscription in German 'Das ist verboten [This is forbidden]' information from David Hansen
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 14.6 w cm sheet 26.6 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1974
Subject: War: first world war, 1914-1918
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Jim Alexander Gallery, Melbourne, September 1986.