Lionel LINDSAY, Old Essex Street from George Street. 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

Old Essex Street from George Street. 1911 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint and foulbiting, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream laid British paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: proof E
Edition: 1st state 1 proof; 2nd state edition of 30 (25?); plus additional lettered proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Old Essex St'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof E Ed / 25'.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 43. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'rare. 3.3 [3 guineas]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.5 h x 13.1 w cm sheet 16.4 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.931
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.