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Title

Bilyara Thayikana Thuroo (Eaglehawk eating snake)

1996


Artist

Badger Bates

Australia

05 Oct 1947 -

Language group

Paakantji, Southern Riverine region


Details


Place where the work was made

New South Wales Australia


Date

1996


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

Wilcannia sandstone


Dimensions

43.0 x 46.5 x 18.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1998


Location

Not on display


Accession number

91.1998


Artist information

Badger Bates

Works in the collection

4


Place

Where the work was made
New South Wales

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Wimpatja, Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keping Place, Armidale, 26 Sep 1997–15 Dec 1997

  • Home: Aboriginal Art from NSW, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Jun 2012–02 Dec 2012


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keping Place (Compilator), Wimpatja, Armidale, 1997. No cat.no or pagination indicated.