Lionel LINDSAY, The Tinsmith's shop, King Street, Sydney. 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

The Tinsmith's shop, King Street, Sydney. [Crabb's tinsmith's shop, King street, Sydney.] 1921 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 laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'Co' [partial].
Edition State: 1st state of 3?
Impression: 1st state proof
Edition: 1st state, few proofs; 2nd state, a few proofs; 3rd state, edition of 50

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 256, notes 3 states. 1st state, before addition of the figure standing to the left of the carriageway. 2nd state, figure added [standard proof?] 3rd state?
Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'first state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Tinsmiths Shop, King St (Figure added) [This information is incorrect]'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 407.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.0 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 18.7 h x 17.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0031 | impression
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.655
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.