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An Opera House in every home Theme: Cities & Suburbs

Artist: Eric THAKE
Birth/Death: 1904–1982

Title: An Opera House in every home

Credit Line: Gift of the artist 1973. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

A year before the completion of the Opera House, Eric Thake applied a dose of irreverent Australian humour in his linocut An Opera House in every home - linking the inspiration for Australia's grandest building to dinner dishes stacked in the draining rack on the kitchen sink.

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