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The Sydney Bridge Theme: Cities & Suburbs

Artist: Gladys OWEN
Birth/Death: 1889–1960

Title: The Sydney Bridge

Credit Line: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1988. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened with much fanfare and celebration in 1932. The same year printmaker Gladys Owen produced her wood-engraving The Sydney Bridge, in which she draws on her love of architecture and design, focusing on just one of the pylons and the buildings that huddle around its monumental base.

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