Jessie TRAILL, Floodlit Edinburgh Castle. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Floodlit Edinburgh Castle. [Floodlit] 1939 Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state
Impression: 6/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill 1939'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Flood lit ...Edinburgh Castle.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '(2nd state) 6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'A to R.A. Red t'. inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'to MCCLELLAND 6213'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.5 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 19.2 h x 31.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1890
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • 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.