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An image of Building the Harbour Bridge VI: Nearly complete by Jessie Traill

Jessie Traill

(Australia 29 Jul 1881 – 15 May 1967)

Title
Building the Harbour Bridge VI: Nearly complete
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
203.1975
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

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, Newtown, Aug 2013, 14.

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 39

Exhibition history (4)

Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990

Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000

Bridging Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 16 Dec 2006–29 Apr 2007

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013