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Title

Hollow log coffin


Artist

England Banggala

Australia

circa 1925 - Dec 2001

Language group

Burarra, Arnhem region


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

(1986)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on wood


Dimensions


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

245.1986


Artist information

England Banggala

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.

Paul S.C. Tacon, Aratjara: art of the first Australians, 'The Power of the Image among the Past and Present Peoples of Arnhem Land', pg. 127-196, Dusseldorf, 1993, 156 (colour illus.), 334. cat.no. 24