The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931
29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967
etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with hand colouring on ivory wove paper
32.8 x 24.7 cm platemark; 45.3 x 33.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "J.C.A. Traill 1932.".
Not on display
© Estate of the artist. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Australian women printmakers (1988), Josef Lebovic Gallery, Kensington, 05 Mar 1988–26 Mar 1988
Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jan 1990–11 Mar 1990
Observing Sydney - Views of and from Observatory Hill, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 07 May 1993–13 Jun 1993
Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999
Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000
Bridging Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 16 Dec 2006–29 Apr 2007
Referenced in 8 publications
Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 49 (illus.).
Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 44 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31
Josef Lebovic, Australian women printmakers, 'Foreword', pg. 2, Sydney, 1988, 15. cat.no. 116a
Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 51 (colour illus.). cat.no. 72
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.
Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 40
Unknown, Events March-May 2000, 'Sydney Metropolis', pg. 2, Glebe, Mar 2000-May 2000, 2 (illus.). in 'Exhibitions' section