Sydney URE SMITH, The blacksmith's shop, Ambleside. Enlarge 1 /1


Stoke Newington, England 1887 – Point Piper, New South Wales, Australia 1949

  • Australia from 1889

The blacksmith's shop, Ambleside. [The blacksmith's shop] 1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Blacksmith's Shop'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 6 / 30 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.4 h x 30.8 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 37.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Elspeth Baldwinson, 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1110
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Collection of Arthur and Elspeth Baldwinson, Sydney.
  • Bequest to the National Gallery of Australia, from Elspeth Baldwinson, Sydney, 1996.