The bushfire swept through coconut palms on the mainland. The cross-hatching is the plain where the trees grew, the zig-zag lines represent the skin or bark of the palms, the red caps at the top represent the fire consuming the trees.
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005
natural pigments on eucalyptus bark
76.8 x 46.4 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Not on display
© Binyinyiwuy/Bula'Bula Arts. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney