Mortimer MENPES, An old archway, Delhi. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

An old archway, Delhi. 1910? Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower to upper right edge, 'F.J.H.' 'MENPES' '(FRANCE)'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mortimer Menpes imp'. inscribed with Menpes's inventory number lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '400'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black 201/2 x 151/4 7046'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.4 h x 21.5 w cm sheet 45.0 h x 27.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1865
Subject: Architecture
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, August 1979;
  • Part of a group of 36 prints by various Australian artists.