Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904
Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Primary Insc: Signed and dated centre in black pencil, 'Eric Thake 1964'.
Titled centre right in black pencil. 'Podargus'.
Inscribed lower edge in black pencil 'One of many drawings I did of this bird U. of M. it was / found in the Dandenongs with a broken left wing / but only survived a couple of weeks'.
Inscribed lower centre in black pencil 'Mount for this [up arrow]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
image 17.3 h x 10.0 w cm sheet 27.7 h x 15.4 w cm
: Purchased 1975 Accession No
: NGA 75.50 Subject
: Australia, Animal: Bird
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, 1975.