Hicksville Dairy.

Dylan Horrocks.

Record Type Work
Title Hicksville Dairy.
Name given by the NZGDA.
Measurements.Dimensions 204mm by 137mm
These dimensions are taken from an illustration that forms part of 'Hicksville, A Comic Book' by Dylan Horrocks. 1998, Black Eye Books, Montreal, Canada.
Materials.Medium Ink
Materials.Support Paper.
Techniques Offset Printing
Techniques Drawing.
The original image was created by drawing.
Techniques Hand lettering.
Hand lettering was includedin the original image.
Creator.Personal name Dylan Horrocks.
Role Comic artist.
Creator.Personal name Dylan Horrocks.
Role Author
Creator.Corporate name Black Eye Books
Role Publisher.
Date.Publication 1998.
Date.Creation 1992 to 1998.
These dates are taken from the acknowledgements at the beginning of the book. Dylan writes; 'Arohanui to the family and friends who've let me use their computers, fax machine and kitchen tables at various times over the last 6 years...'
Location.Current Site NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location Bushells Dairy.
This is the dairy that is depicted in the illustration. It's real location is Freeman's Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.
ID Number.NZDA Number nzgda_cx_dh_i_001
ID Number 0-9698874-6-9
This is the ISBN number for the book from which this image is taken.
Culture New Zealand
This both the culture in which this image was created and the culture that forms the content of the image.
Subject Hills, cloud, landscape, advertisements, trees, sandwich boards, field, shop.
Subject Dairy.
'Dairy' is the New Zealaand colloquial term for a local convenience store.
Relation.part of Hicksville.
This is the title of a comic book by Dylan Horrocks.
Relation.part of Dyaln Horrocks.
The original artwork for this image forms part of the body of work by Dylan Horrocks.
Description This image consists of a rural landscape with a small convenience store located in the middle of the scene. The shop is a typical New Zealand 'dairy'.
This shop is actually located in Freeman's Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. It was built in 1932 and the sign writing advertising Bushells coffee dates from that time. (AF February 2001)
Source Abigail Fox
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation.
Source Atu Huck.
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation.