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Title

Argyle Cut from the west

1916


Artist

Sydney Ure Smith

Australia

09 Jan 1887 - 11 Oct 1949


About

"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


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA73.1962


Artist information

Sydney Ure Smith

Works in the collection

47


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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