(Australia 09 Jan 1887 – 11 Oct 1949)
11.0 x 11.2 cm platemark; 14.9 x 17.3 cm sheet
Old buildings such as this always had a strong appeal for Sydney Ure Smith, who appreciated the texture of old weathered timber and the pleasant proportions of a structure designed simply for the task it has to perform. There used to be a number of such barns in the Windsor district.
from Hal Missingham, 'The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith', Ure Smith Pty. Limited, Sydney 1950
Hal Missingham and Lionel Lindsay, The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith, Sydney, 1950, (illus.). plate no. 14; titled 'The barn', etched 1919
Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 35 (colour illus.). cat.no. 47