"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
etching, printed in black ink with pale plate tone on ivory laid paper
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".
Gift of Sir Kenneth Street 1962
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
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, The Rocks, 14 Aug 2004–26 Sep 2004
Referenced in 2 publications
The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith, Sydney, 1950, (illus.). plate no. 11; titled 'Argyle Cut from the west', etched 1916
Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 12