The cough ... stone dust.

Primary Artist

Noel Counihan (1913–1986)

Title

The cough ... stone dust.

Date made

1947

Reference

Smith (1981), 10a

Category

Print

Print type

relief

Technique

linocut, printed in black ink, from one block

Matrix size

14.8 x 20.2 cm (printed image)

Edition information

edition of 50, printed by James Flett

Subject category

Australia, Art style: Social Realism

Subject description

A coal miner suffering from silicosis, a disease of the lungs caused from inhaling siliceous particles.

Country of context

Australia

Legacy id

36098

Creators

FLETT, James | (1906–1986) Australian | Male | printer

Counihan, Noel. | (1913–1986) Australian | Male | artist

Impressions

Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 74.168

State

published state

Impression

22/50

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