Lionel LINDSAYMERYON PRESS, The herring. Enlarge 1 /1


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


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

publisher (organisation)

The herring. 1923 Description: a broardsheet with poem by J.K. Huysmans, translated by Lionel Lindsay and 3 woodengravings by Lionel Lindsay printed at his Meryon Press, Sydney.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodengravings and letterpress printed in black and red ink Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower right below border line in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below border line, No 6 Ed / 40'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 527.
Dimensions: printed image (a) 4.9 h x 2.5 w cm printed image (b) 6.2 h x 11.3 w cm printed image (c) 5.2 h x 3.6 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.400
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.