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An image of The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931 by Jessie Traill

Jessie Traill

(Australia 29 Jul 1881 – 15 May 1967)

Title
The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931
Year
1932
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with hand colouring on ivory wove paper
Edition
6/30
Dimensions

32.8 x 24.7 cm platemark; 45.3 x 33.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "J.C.A. Traill 1932.".
Credit
Purchased 1988
Accession number
42.1988
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

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

Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 49 (illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 44 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31

Josef Lebovic, Australian women printmakers, 'Foreword', pg. 2, Paddington, 1988, 15. cat.no. 116a

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 51 (colour illus.). cat.no. 72

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.

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 40

Unknown, Events March-May 2000, 'Sydney Metropolis', pg. 2, Glebe, Mar 2000-May 2000, 2 (illus.). in 'Exhibitions' section

Exhibition history (6)

Australian women printmakers (1988), Josef Lebovic Gallery, Kensington, 05 Mar 1988–26 Mar 1988

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

Observing Sydney - Views of and from Observatory Hill, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 07 May 1993–13 Jun 1993

Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999

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

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