Elizabeth ROONEY

Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1929 – 2016

Battle for Bong Bong 1969-71 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and flat biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: unknown state
Impression: 1st proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Elizabeth Rooney 69-71'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Battle for Bong Bong' '. I nscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st Proof'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.4 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 38.4 h x 55.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the family of Joyce Allen 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.950
Provenance:
  • Gift to Joyce Allen, from the artist. The Allen family by descent, 1992. Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the family of Joyce Allen, 1994.