Jessie TRAILL, The signal-box. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The signal-box. 1910 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint and foul-biting, printed in warm brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin off-white oriental style wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill. 1910.' not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right at base in pencil, 'No 1 [...] illegible'. inscribed with mount measurements of 3 inches at top, 2 1/2 at side and 3 at base. No. 1 mount in 'oak frame'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 35.5 h x 27.9 w cm sheet 50.5 h x 35.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1194
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Niagara Lane Galleries, Melbourne, May 1984.