Eric THAKEJohn GARTNERHAWTHORN PRESS, Mirage people, Alice Springs. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

John GARTNER

1914 – 1998

printer, relief

  • working 1940s

HAWTHORN PRESS

printing firm (organisation)

Mirage people, Alice Springs. 1946 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1946'. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Mirage people, Alice Springs' '.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 13.8 h x 15.5 w cm sheet (folded in half) 14.8 h x 18.6 w cm sheet (open) 14.8 h x 37.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.6
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.