Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

A bye-way, Flinders Lane. [Bye-way.] 1896
Collection Title: Twelve etchings by John Shirlow. Melbourne: the artist, 1896
Page: no.4
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state unpublished a few proofs only; 2nd state edition of 25

Edition Notes: 1st state before the etched inscription, 'Twelve Etchings No4' was burnished out.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.3 h x 7.4 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 16.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1188
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1983.