The works, Yallourn.

Primary Artist

Ethel Spowers (1890–1947)

Title

The works, Yallourn.

Reference

Coppel (1995), ES28

Date made

1933

Place made

Australia, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

relief

Technique

linocut, printed in colour, from seven blocks

Matrix size

15.7 x 34.8 cm (printed image)

Support

buff oriental laid tissue paper

Support size

23.7 x 37.5 cm (sheet)

State

published state

Impression

7/50

Edition information

edition of 50

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1933'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Works - Yallourn'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '7/50'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'Pale blue could be a / little greener -'.

Inscriptions or device by others involved in the works production

no inscriptions

Subject description

Industrial scene of brown coal mining and brown coal fired power plant at the State Electricity Commision (SEC) Yallourn open-cut mine, Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

116054

Accession number

76.138

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Interim Council, Meeting 18 (1976-03-09)

Provenance

Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.

Credit line

Purchased 1976

Subject category

Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts

Country of context

Australia

Creators

SPOWERS, Ethel | (1890–1947) Australian | Female | artist