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 Pelican 1923 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 100, plus proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. no date. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Pelican'. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'ap'. Inscribed lower centre at base of sheet, ' This cut was / my mascot when / Exhibited t the R.A. / it attracted Harold Wright / who wrote to me and / offered to place my work / before Colnaght clients'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 56
Dimensions: printed image 12.4 h x 11.0 w cm sheet 18.1 h x 14.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.787
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
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.