Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

The emperor [The white cock; The white cockeral; Head of a cock] 1922 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression from the edition of 100 as issued
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. no date. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left and right corners of sheet in black pencil, '8'.
Dimensions: printed image 16.1 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 18.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Given in memory of Sir James McGregor 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1623
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Collection of James McGregor, gift of the artist Christmas 1936. Lindsay gave a folder containg 10 prints and two wood-blocks to MaGregor. the folder is inscribed in pen and ink, 'To my friend / Jim McGregor / with the affection and / esteem of the / Engraver / Lionel Lindsay / Xmas 1936'.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from the Estate of James McGregor, 1976.