Eric THAKE, not titled [owls] [recto]; [echidna] [verso]. Enlarge 1 /2
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Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

not titled [owls] [recto]
[echidna] [verso].
1947 Place made: Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink [recto]: drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: light-weight cream wove paper (sketchbook sheet)
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated recto lower right in pen and black ink, 'Eric Thake, 1947'. Inscribed recto lower left in black pencil, 'drawn at Melbourne Zoo'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image (recto) 20.2 h x 13.8 w cm image (verso) 17.3 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.49AB
Subject: Australia, animal
  • Mrs Joan Mann, 46 Austin St, Newtown 3220.
  • Mrs Jennifer Campbell, 11 Amesbury Rd, Mt Eliza 3930.