Noel COUNIHANKENION PRESS LTD, War or peace. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52


High St., Slough, Buckinghamshire, England

printer (organisation)

War or peace. 1950 Description: Portfolio with cover, containing [4] pp letterpress, and 12 linocuts.

Collection Title: War or peace. London: Collet's Holdings Pty. 1950
Page: collection record
Place made: Abbey Arts Centre, 89 Park Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocuts, printed in black ink, each from one block; letterpress text Support: title page: cream laid paper; portfolio cover: grey cardboard
Edition State: published state
Impression: 64/300
Edition: edition of 300
Place Published: Collet's Holdings Ltd

Primary Insc: Title page: Inscribed lower centre blue ballpoint pen 'To Lew & Doone, / with warmest wishes. / Noel Counihan / Oct '73'. Inscribed on colophon centre in pen and ink, '64 / Noel Counihan.'.
Dimensions: page 38.3 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 38.3 h x 50.2 w cm folio (closed) 39.8 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doon Stone 1978
Accession No: NGA 77.717.1-12
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism War: second world war, 1939-1945
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Doon Stone, Tuross Heads, New South Wales, 1977.