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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
Year
1916
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, printed in sepia ink on paper
Edition
15/30
Dimensions

24.5 x 13.3 cm

Signature & date
Signed in plate to print l.l. corner, brown ink "S. Ure S.". Signed and dated l.r. corner beneath platemark, pencil "Sydney Ure Smith/ June 1916".
Credit
Gift of Sir Kenneth Street 1962
Accession number
DA73.1962
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 (2)

Hal Missingham and Lionel Lindsay, The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith, Sydney, 1950, (illus.). plate no. 11; titled 'Argyle Cut from the west', etched 1916

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 12

Exhibition history (2)

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

Sydney studios, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Aug 2004–26 Sep 2004