Boy in helmet.

Primary Artist

Noel Counihan (1913–1986)

Title

Boy in helmet.

Date made

1968

Reference

Smith (1981), 67

Category

Print

Print type

stencil

Technique

screenprint, printed in black ink, from one photo-stencil

Text printed from matrix

no imprint

Matrix size

71.2 x 52.0 cm (printed image)

Edition information

edition of 35

Production notes

The image was drawn onto a glass plate for transfer to a photo-sensitised screen.

Subject category

Australia, Art style: Social Realism

Subject description

Vietnam War response depicting the head of a young man, screaming, wearing a steel helmet covered in camouflage branches.

Country of context

Australia

Legacy id

90200

Creators

O'Connor, Norman. | Male | printer

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

Impressions

Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 84.1572

State

published state

Impression

15/35

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Collection

Newcastle Region Art Gallery | 1975.75

State

published state

Impression

3/35

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