Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, Caravanserai, Kairouan, Tunisia 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


publisher (organisation)

Caravanserai, Kairouan, Tunisia 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: oriental style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 4th state of 4; published state
Impression: undesignated impression/100
Edition: State proofs (1 of each); final state edition of 100, plus proofs.

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lindsay Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Caravanserai, Kairouan'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. titled lower right of sheet, 'A Caravanserai, Kerovan'. annotated lower left at base of sheet, 'When this was Exhibited at the Royal Academy / it was noted in the London Press and our Division's / occupation of Kerovan [sic].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 226.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.5 h x 27.6 w cm sheet 23.0 h x 38.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.455
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982. Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
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.