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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Macassans collecting trepang
Other titles:
Bunungu Macassans with trepang
Place of origin
YirrkalaNorth-east Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1948
Media category
Painting
Materials used
natural pigments on paper
Dimensions

58.0 x 45.4 cm image/sheet; 75.8 x 63.1 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956
Accession number
9272
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 15 (colour illus.).

Jonathan Jones, Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, 'Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948', pg. 1-5, Sydney, 2009, 3.

Exhibition history (2)

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

Mountford Gifts: Works from the American Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Mar 2009–03 Jun 2009