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

The rock and the flies. 1952 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, 1952'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, ' 'The Rock and the Flies' '. Inscribed centre right sheet open in black pencil, 'Ayers Rock'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.2 h x 14.4 w cm sheet (folded in half) 19.6 h x 14.4 w cm sheet (open) 19.6 h x 28.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.12
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.