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Title

Male figure


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Date

collected 1965


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

painted wood, shells, feathers, human hair, vegetable fibre


Dimensions

78.7 cm height


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

400.1994



Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Sydney, 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.).