- Other Titles
- Building the Harbour Bridge No. II
Building the Harbour Bridge II, the works north side November 1927
- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- etching, foul bite, printed in brown ink with plate tone on cream wove
- 30.1 x 25.5 cm platemark; 45.7 x 32.4 cm sheet (irreg.)
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JCA Traill. 1928".
- Purchased 1975
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Estate of Jessie Traill/Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995
Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000
Bridging Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 16 Dec 2006–29 Apr 2007
Stars in the river; the prints of Jessie Traill, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 16 Feb 2013–23 Jun 2013
Referenced in 7 publications
Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.
Jane Hylton, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, Adelaide, 2000, 27 (illus.), 127. titled 'Building the Harbour Bridge No. II'; Collection of Art Gallery of South Australia
Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Icon of modernity: the Sydney Harbour Bridge', pg. 154-163, Sydney, 2013, 160 (colour illus.), 316, 324.
Macushla Robinson, Stars in the river: the prints of Jessie Traill, 'Building the Harbour Bridge series', pg. 52-61, Canberra, 2013, 9, 56 (illus.), 57, 107, 113 (illus.), 146, 171 (illus.). NOTE: The text on page 107 speaks generally about Traill's Sydney Harbour Bridge works. 'Building the Harbour Bridge' series is specifically discussed on pages 56-60.
Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 47 (colour illus.). cat.no. 66
John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Continuity and change', pg. 35-70, Melbourne, 2004, 59-60, 63, 74. Overall discussion of Traill's 'Bridge' etchings.
Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14.
Other works by Jessie Traill
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