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

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  • England, Europe 1925-27
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  • Europe 1933-34

Swagman fighting swag 1939
Collection Title: Lawson, Henry, 'The romance of the swag', Sydney: Australian Limited Editions, 1939.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: 1st state proof

Edition Notes: 1st state, with cloud. 2nd state, cloud removed
Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image, 'Cloud later removed'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 591
Dimensions: printed image 15.2 h x 10.2 w cm sheet 17.5 h x 12.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.392
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.