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Jimmy Nganjamirra

(Australia circa 1917 – 19 Oct 1982)

Language group
Kunwinjku, Arnhem region
Title
Mamalait, the starving children
Other titles:
Two orphan brothers and the waterlily root
Place of origin
Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1961
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

59.0 x 101.0 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Accession number
IA14.1961
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 28, 30 (colour illus.), 137, 139. plate no. 12

Exhibition history (1)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962