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printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1955

printer, lithographic


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

The Argus, the popular daily c.1880 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1992, July, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick white BFK wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/5
Edition: original print run unknown; 2nd edition of 5, plus to Australian Print Workshop proofs

Edition Notes: This image - a poster from 'The Argus' newspaper - was on a lithographic stone now in the possession of the Australian Print Workshop. Before regraining the stone and putting it into general use, the Workshop pulled a small edition of prints from it. The image as printed may not be identical to the original image as the stone had been left uncovered and unprotected for many years. The image was slightly raised however, and we were able to rub it with a lithographic crayon and make a grease base from which to print. [Australian Print Workshop note]
Primary Insc: not signed. not dtaed. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '1/5 M. Crawford for APW 1992'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'VPW'[within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 98.0 h x 72.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 106.6 h x 75.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.991
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 1994.