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Title

Building the Harbour Bridge VI: Nearly complete

1931


Artist

Jessie Traill

Australia

29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1931


Media category

Print


Materials used

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


Edition

Unknown


Dimensions

37.7 x 14.7 cm platemark; 45.5 x 22.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JCA Traill 1931".


Credit

Purchased 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

203.1975


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


Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Moderns', pg. 103-104, Sydney, 2000, 114 (colour illus.), 302.

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

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.

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 49 (colour illus.). cat.no. 70

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. 39