Victor COBB, Sir Redmond Barry's old house [1]. Enlarge 1 /1

Victor COBB

Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1876 – 1945

  • South Africa 1901-05

Sir Redmond Barry's old house [1]. [Melbourne's first library.] 1920 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove 'Japanese vellum' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Victor Cobb'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Melbournes first Library / Sir Redmond Barry's Old House'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in in black pencil, 'Drypoint, plate destroyed / 5/5'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.6 h x 24.4 w cm sheet 35.7 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1108
Provenance:
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.