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An image of Argyle Cut from the west by Sydney Ure Smith

Sydney Ure Smith

(Australia 09 Jan 1887 – 11 Oct 1949)

Title
Argyle Cut from the west
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1916
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, printed in black ink with plate tone on paper
Edition
22/30
Dimensions

24.7 x 13.5 cm platemark; 30.0 x 17.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "Sydney Ure Smith/ June 1916". Signed in plate to print l.l. corner, incised "S. Ure S.".
Credit
Purchased 1916
Accession number
5869
Location
Not on display
Further information

"Running from Harrington St. to Kent St., the Argyle Cut had a somewhat sinister air in the old days. It was started in 1843 and completed in 1858".

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. 11; titled 'Argyle Cut from the West'