John Godschall JOHNSON

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1912 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2003

Vote No Fascist powers for Menzies. 1949 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: Inscribed below printed image in pen and ink, 'This linocut was designed and cut by me when I was a member of the Seamens / Union working on the S.S. ARKUBA IN in 1949'. The NO COMMITTEE made up of crew / members printed and pasted them up in every port we visited to defeat / Menzies Referendum to ban the Communist Party / John Godschall Johnson 12 .8. 92 / 2 Riveroak Av / Padstow 22111'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 22.0 h x 15.1 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 20.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.433
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, 1993.