Jessie TRAILL, 570 ton creeper crane, Sydney bridge, November 1929. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

570 ton creeper crane, Sydney bridge, November 1929. November 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; chalk; conte crayon; paper drawing in black and sanguine conté crayon with white chalk highlights Support: tan wove paper on mounted cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed lower left within image in black pencil, 'J C A Traill'. Dated and titled lower right within image in black pencil, '570 TON / CREEPER CRANE / SYDNEY BRIDGE / NOV 1929'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in orange crayon, 'To Nora & Stuart Traill /...(illeg)/1954'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 48.2 h x 34.1 w cm sight 47.2 h x 32.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2168
  • With the artist until her death in 1967.
  • Estate of the artist
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from 'Jessie Traill', Melbourne: Important Women Artists, May 1979;