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Elizabeth ROONEY

Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1929 – 2016

King Street, Sydney, 1890-1980 (1981) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint, printed in black ink with pencil from one plate, with plate-tone Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: 2nd state
Impression: working proof

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Working Proof 'King Street 1890-1980'. inscribed lower centre lower right in black pencil, 'Highly Com 1987 Police Art Comp Police Subject; other medium'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed left side vertical, pencil, 'I think you may have seen this or even have a copy/ already; its ind. just - to show how unobstrusive the 'Police x/ Subject' can be - Maybe you have...'
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 36.8 w cm sheet 27.7 h x 48.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the family of Joyce Allen 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.923
  • Gift to Joyce Allen, from the artist. The Allen family by descent, 1992. Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the family of Joyce Allen, 1994.