Lord Howe Island
Sheila Lethbridge McDonald
1902 - 1971
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
aquatint, foul bite, printed in brown/black ink on white laid paper
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.
Gift of Darcy Robinson, the artist's widower 1980
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982
Referenced in 2 publications
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