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 reader. c.1896
Collection Title: A ballad of buccaneering.
Page: no.2.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and foul biting, printed in warm black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: no published
Impression: undesignated proof
Edition: no edition. proofs only; second printing, proofs by Victor Cobb

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. No date. Titled lower centre below plate-mark, The Reader / Early Etching'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark, 'proof'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 369
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 8.8 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 13.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.899
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.