John SHIRLOW, The Gothic Spire in Collins Street. An evening effect. Enlarge 1 /1


Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

The Gothic Spire in Collins Street. An evening effect. 1915 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: presentation proof
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'L. Lindsay with regards'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.8 h x 14.0 w cm sheet 34.8 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1125
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Gift to Lionel Lindsay, from the artist.
  • Gift from Lionel Lindsay to Alan Queale.
  • Collection of Alan Queale, Brisbane.
  • Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982.
  • Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.