Frances DERHAM, Sydney bridge. Enlarge 1 /1

Frances DERHAM

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1987

  • Aotearoa New Zealand, Ireland c.1903-06

Sydney bridge. 1929 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: No manufacturer's mark.
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Frances Derham's 1929 Diary lists detail's regarding the production of this print. She commenced cutting the image on 24 September, and on the 26th she went to Ethel Spowers were she was taught 'Claude Flight's method of registering prints - very good lesson'. The drawing for the print was made on 1 September 1929.
Primary Insc: Not dated. Not tiitled.
Dimensions: printed image 17.8 h x 25.9 w cm sheet 22.1 h x 29.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2230
Subject: Sydney Harbour Bridge Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Ward Gallery, Sydney, September 1980.