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Title

Building the Harbour Bridge III, the granite workers, April 1929


Artist

Jessie Traill

Australia

29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1929


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, foul bite, printed in brown ink with plate tone on cream wove paper


Edition

4/30


Dimensions

30.4 x 23.9 cm platemark; 45.7 x 29.3 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JCA Traill 1929".


Credit

Purchased 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

200.1975


Artist information

Jessie Traill

Works in the collection

21


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.

Caroline Mackaness, Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 168 (colour illus.).

Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Icon of modernity: the Sydney Harbour Bridge', pg. 154-163, Sydney, 2013, 161 (colour illus.), 316, 324.

Macushla Robinson, Stars in the river: the prints of Jessie Traill, 'Building the Harbour Bridge series', pg. 52-61, Canberra, 2013, 9, 107, 114 (illus.), 146, 171 (illus.). NOTE: The text on page 107 speaks generally about Traill's Sydney Harbour Bridge works. 'Building the Harbour Bridge' series is specifically discussed on pages 56-60.

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 48 (colour illus.). cat.no. 68

John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Continuity and change', pg. 35-70, Melbourne, 2004, 59-60, 63, 74. Overall discussion of Traill's 'Bridge' etchings.

Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14.