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An image of The old mill, Mt. Gilead, N.S.W. by Sydney Ure Smith

Sydney Ure Smith

(Australia 09 Jan 1887 – 11 Oct 1949)

Title
The old mill, Mt. Gilead, N.S.W.
Year
1915
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, printed in brown ink on paper
Edition
21/25
Dimensions

17.4 x 15.6 cm platemark; 22.9 x 21.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Sydney Ure Smith/ Dec 1915". Signed in plate to print l.l. corner, incised "S. Ure S.".
Credit
Purchased 1916
Accession number
3410
Location
Not on display
Further information

"Built by Thomas Rose in 1836 from sandstone quarried on the property and ironbark timber also from the property. It was 60 feet high and reputed to have contained the finest millstones in the colony. Remained in active operation until about 1877."

Hal Missingham, 'The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith', Ure Smith Pty. Limited, Sydney, 1950

Bibliography (1)

Hal Missingham and Lionel Lindsay, The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith, Sydney, 1950, (illus.). plate no. 3; titled 'The old mill, Mt. Gilead, N.S.W.', etched 1915