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Title

Totemic emblem (Long necked diving bird)


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1950s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

paperbark, vegetable fibre string, beeswax, wood, feathers, red, white painted decoration


Dimensions

109.9 h x 8.9 diam. at base


Credit

Purchased 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA22.1962


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

514


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Tribal Galleries', pg. 42-47, Sydney, 1984, 44 (colour illus.).