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Collection

Tambanum Village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Male figure
Place of origin
Tambanum VillageMiddle Sepik RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Iatmul people
Year
collected 1965
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
painted wood, shells, feathers, human hair, vegetable fibre
Dimensions

78.7 cm height

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
400.1994
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Roseville, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

Frank Walker, Herald Sun, 'What lies beneath 95% of gallery's art collection hidden in basement', pg. 18, Port Melbourne, 30 Dec 2007, 18 (colour illus.).