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

Ho Joe! 1946 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: light-weight smooth 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 within image, 'Eric Thake'. Titled lower right within image, 'Ho Joe!'. Inscribed by Eric Thake verso of original backing board, 'Cut from sketchers drawn on Noemfoor Is. GEELVINCK BAY N.W.New Guinea. 1945. Native cadging cigarettes from G.I. Joes.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 42.6 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 44.0 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.268
Subject: figure, group
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.