Lionel LINDSAY, Old Pitt Street School House 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

Old Pitt Street School House [Old church, Pitt Street] 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in blrown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, ' & Co'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: 14/50
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, planned edition of 50, not all printed

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Old Pitt St School House'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 14'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Mr Edmund Barton + Dancer Peughy [?] / Educated therein'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 84.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.8 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 21.4 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.669
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.