Lionel LINDSAY, White gums 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

White gums 1937 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; Published state
Impression: 14/30
Edition: State proofs; final state edition of 30 plus proofs.edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark, 'White Gums'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 14/30'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'direct drypoint. There were plenty of White Gums (when i / made this plate) in Wahroonga'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet, '£3.3 [3 guineas]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 267.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.6 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 24.2 h x 33.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.470
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.