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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1946

Hong Kong boat people 8 May 1987 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and watercolour Support: warm white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed lower right within image in black ink, 'SPOONER'. Titled lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Hong Kong/ Boat People / E819 [34 within circle]'. Dated stamped verso, '-8 MAY 1987'.
Dimensions: image 21.2 h x 26.8 w cm sheet 35.2 h x 39.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.60
Image rights: © John Spooner and The Age
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, February 2008.