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An image of Conamdatta, a North(ern) Queensland Aboriginal man by James S White

James S White

(Australia 1862 – 1918)

Title
Conamdatta, a North(ern) Queensland Aboriginal man
Other titles:
Bust of a Blackfellow
Aboriginal Boy
(Aboriginal head)
Year
(1897)
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
plaster
Dimensions

89.5 x 56.0 x 33.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mr A. Dattilo-Rubbo 1924
Accession number
1253
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 32 (colour illus.), 33, 34, 88. cat.no. 92; titled 'Conamdatta, a North(ern) Queensland Aboriginal man'; dated 1897

Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987, (illus.). no catalogue numbers, not paginated

Exhibition history (2)

Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1987

Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003