Lionel LINDSAY, Abandoned abattoir 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

Abandoned abattoir [Deserted abattoir; Glebe abattoir] 1918 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state edition of 50, but not all printed, plus proofs

Edition Notes: NLA, study for etching Abandoned abattoirs, pencil drawing
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right hand corner of sheet, '£3.3.0 [3 guineas].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with title lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Abandoned Abbators [sic]'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 432.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.0 h x 30.0 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 36.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.705
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.