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

Kong Mong's doorway. 1921 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid 'Whatman' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark left vertical, 'J WHATMAN'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 17/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '17/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.8 h x 6.2 w cm sheet 29.5 h x 15.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0068 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1877
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 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.