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An image of Lagim (Canoe splashboard) by
Alternate image of Lagim (Canoe splashboard) by Alternate image of Lagim (Canoe splashboard) by Alternate image of Lagim (Canoe splashboard) by

Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Lagim (Canoe splashboard)
Other titles:
Canoe prow board
Massim lagim (Canoe splashboard)
Place of origin
Trobriand IslandsMilne Bay ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Massim people
Year
collected 1966
Media categories
Woodwork, Sculpture
Materials used
wood, carved in relief, white pigment
Dimensions

66.4 x 86.3 cm (irreg.):

0 - Whole; 66.4 cm (26 1/8"); width at top of board

0 - Whole; 88.3 cm (34 3/4"); width at bottom of board

0 - Whole; 27.3 cm (10 3/4")

Credit
Purchased 1966
Accession number
IA1.1966
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1966 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1966, 79. cat.no. 161

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 41. cat.no. 6 (Melanesian)

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1967, (illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Trobriand Islands art, Dominion Galleries, Sydney, 19 Apr 1966 -

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1966, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1967 -

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -