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 wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state? of 3?; published state
Impression: standard proof
Edition: 1st state proofs only; 2nd 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. titled at base of sheet (now detached) in black pencil, 'The Tinsmith's Shop King St'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'standard proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 285.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.1 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 18.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0031 | impression
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.656
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.