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Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

printer (organisation)

[colophon] Twenty-one woodcuts 1924
Collection Title: Lindsay, Lionel. Twenty-one woodcuts, drawn, engraved and printed by Lionel Lindsay. Sydney: Meryon Press, 1924.
Page: colophon
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper woodengraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 40/40
Edition: edition of 125 copies, 30 on full vellum, the rest on Japanese vellum. An erratum in this copy notes that 10 standard copies were spoilt in binding and these were replaced with another 10 in full vellum. "The edition should read, 40 copies on full vellum & 85 on white Whatman."
Place Published: Sydney: Meryon Press

Primary Insc: signed lower centre as part of colophon in pen and blue ink, 'Lionel Lindsay'. signed lower centre as part of colophon in pen and blue ink, '40'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 6.8 h x 5.9 w cm page 27.0 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Lindsay 1969.
Accession No: NGA 69.12.4
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Collection of Peter Lindsay, the artists son, by descent.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Peter Lindsay, Sydney, 19 February 1969.