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Title

Building the Harbour Bridge V: going up


Artist

Jessie Traill

Australia

29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967


Details


Date

1930


Media category

Print


Materials used

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


Edition

7/25


Dimensions

40.8 x 25.0 cm platemark; 51.1 x 29.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "J.C.A. Traill 1930.".


Credit

Purchased 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

202.1975


Artist information

Jessie Traill

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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

Macushla Robinson, Stars in the river: the prints of Jessie Traill, 'Building the Harbour Bridge series', pg. 52-61, Canberra, 2013, 9, 58 (illus.), 59, 107, 116 (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, 49 (colour illus.). cat.no. 69

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.

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 38