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Title

Bark painting (Teredo worms in the mangroves)


Artist

Tom Djawa

Australia

1905 - 1980

Language group

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1950s


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

65.4 x 31.1 cm


Credit

Purchased 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA3.1962


Artist information

Tom Djawa

Works in the collection

4


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Emily Joyce Evans and Falk Wolf, Remembering forward: Australian Aboriginal painting since 1960, 'Bark paintings', pg. 102-123, Cologne, 2010, 107 (colour illus.), 118. cat.no. 47