An image of Building the Harbour Bridge IV: the ants' progress, November 1929

Jessie Traill

(Australia 29 Jul 1881 – 15 May 1967)

Building the Harbour Bridge IV: the ants' progress, November 1929

Other titles:
Sydney Bridge IV: The ants' progress, November 1929, Building the Harbour Bridge IV: the ant's progress
Location
Not on display
Further information

The Gallery has the complete set of Jessie Traill's celebrated series of etchings depicting the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, completed in the years 1927 to 1931. Traill's interest in this complex engineering feat was shared by a number of artists, including her close contemporary Grace Cossington Smith, attesting to the central place the construction of the bridge had in the life of the city.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
1929
Media
Print
Medium
etching with foul biting, printed in brown ink on cream wove paper
Dimensions
39.8 x 25.2 cm platemark; 49.0 x 33.6 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JCA Traill 1929".
Credit
Purchased 1975
Accession number
201.1975
Copyright
© Jessie Traill Estate