Lionel LINDSAY, Demolition of the Girls' High School, 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

Demolition of the Girls' High School, Sydney. [Last of the girls' high school.] 1924 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 25/75
Edition: final state, edition of 75

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 322, notes that some impressions give the edition as 50 or 35.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '25/75'. Titled lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Demolitionof Girls High School'. Inscribed lower right at base of sheet, 'Demolition of the Girls High School for David Jones' big store / St Marys in distance LL'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 87
Dimensions: plate-mark 8.8 h x 19.8 w cm sheet 14.9 h x 25.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.735
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.