Sydney URE SMITH, The old mill, Mt Gilead. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1889

The old mill, Mt Gilead. December 1915 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 F.J. Head & Co paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre left vertical, 'F J Head & Co [partial]'.
Edition State: publisged state
Impression: proof G
Edition: edition of 25; plus lettered proofs

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith / Dec 1915'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The old Mill Mt Gilead'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Proof G. / 25 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right at bottom of sheet in black pencil, '[£] 3/3/0'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 20.8 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1101
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Collection Alan Queale, Brisbane.
  • Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982.
  • Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.