Military gaol, Alice Springs

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Alice Springs
Accession Number ART26969
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 51.2 x 40 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description gouache, pencil on paper
Maker Thake, Eric
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Alice Springs
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Military gaol in Alice Springs, with only the faint outline of a prisoner on the right, behind the wire. Thake's work concentrates on the Mulga tree posts, barbed wire and the red sand of the desert.