Jessie TRAILL, Possum time: Harfra at night. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Possum time: Harfra at night. [The cottage at Harkaway.] 1921 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching with foul biting, printed in brown ink with plate-tone and wiped highlights, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 16/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, ' J.C.A. Traill 1921'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Possum Time'. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'The Cottage at Harkaway'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '16'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: incsribed verso lower left in black pencil, '863'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.4 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 22.7 h x 17.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0074 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.893
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1980.