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Sheila Lethbridge McDonald

(Australia 1902 – 1971)

Title
Lord Howe Island
Year
(1932)
Media category
Print
Materials used
aquatint, foul bite, printed in brown/black ink on white laid paper
Edition
3/50
Dimensions

7.6 x 24.9 cm platemark; 22.3 x 31.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pencil "Sheila McDonald." Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Darcy Robinson, the artist's widower 1980
Accession number
217.1980
Location
Not on display
Further information

Sheila McDonald studied etching with Sydney Long and was a member of the Australian Painter-Etchers’ society from the late 1920s. The majority of her etchings were landscapes or architectural subjects, with many images of old Sydney buildings.

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

Bibliography (2)

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 46 (colour illus.). cat.no. 63

Anna Waldmann, Project 39 - Women's Imprint, Sydney, 1982. no catalogue numbers; not paginated

Exhibition history (1)

Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982