Lionel LINDSAYJ.J. HILDER, Dora Creek. 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


Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 1881 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1916

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Dora Creek. [Hilder memorial print] 1918 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper spirit-aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: engraver's proof 1 of 8
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 100, plus 8 engraver's proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Engravers Proof'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'I made this to help Hilder's widow / and saw that she got her share. It sold out / quickly LL.'. inscribed lower edge of sheet in black pencil, 'Edition 100 signed by the Engraver & Mrs Hilder (out of print) This is one of 8 Engravers proofs the property of the etcher.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 248.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.8 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 26.4 h x 32.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.769
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.