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An image of Street scene Alexandria by Sydney Long

Sydney Long

(Australia, England 20 Aug 1871 – 23 Jan 1955)

Street scene Alexandria
circa 1937
Media category
Materials used
etching, aquatint, blue ink with plate tone on buff wove paper

35.4 cm x 27.8 cm platemark; 46.5 x 35.4 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Sydney Long ARE". Not dated.
Gift of Miss B Kelly 1958
Accession number
© Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Not on display
Further information

Another edition of 30 was printed in brown ink; one of these (5/30) is also in the collection, a gift of Miss B Kelly, who presented the Gallery with the majority of the collection's 111 Sydney Long etchings.

© Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998

Bibliography (5)

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, The etchings of Sydney Long: the Richard King Collection, Goulburn, 1990, (illus.). 26; titled 'Street scene in Alexandria'; dated 1929/30; edition 1/30

Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The spirit of the land', pg. 45-70, Canberra, 2012, 65, 192 (colour illus.). 103; dated c1937

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 46, 47 (colour illus.). 34

Joanna Mendelssohn, The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 216 (illus.), 265. 127; titled 'Street scene Alexandria'; dated after 1928; AGNSW editions listed only

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 53 (colour illus.). 75

Exhibition history (2)

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

Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 17 Aug 2012–11 Nov 2012

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