Stoke Newington, England 1887 – Point Piper, New South Wales, Australia 1949

  • Australia from 1889

The observatory. 1919 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 laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: 9/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The observatory'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.9 / 3rd state 25 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.8 h x 10.6 w cm sheet 15.0 h x 14.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1100
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.