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An image of Catfish (Manbiri) totem by Tom Djawa

Tom Djawa

(Australia 1905 – 1980)

Language group
Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region
Title
Catfish (Manbiri) totem
Place of origin
Central Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1950
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

120.0 x 40.6 cm

Credit
Purchased 1959
Accession number
IA24.1959
Copyright
© Tom Djawa/Bula'bula Arts. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Frederick D. McCarthy, Australian Aboriginal art: bark paintings, carved figures, sacred and secular objects: an exhibition arranged by the State art galleries of Australia, 1960-1961, 'Introduction', pg. 7-17, Sydney, 1960, 23. cat.no. 43

Exhibition history (1)

Australian Aboriginal art: bark paintings, carved figures, sacred and secular objects: an exhibition arranged by the State art galleries of Australia, 1960-1961: