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Title

Djan'kawu myth

circa 1959


Artist

Mawalan Marika

Australia

circa 1908 - 26 Nov 1967

Language group

Rirratjingu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Djanggawo myth

Djanggawul myth

Djanggawull myth

Djang'kawu myth


Date

circa 1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

48.0 x 27.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA52.1959


Artist information

Mawalan Marika

Artist profile

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
North-east Arnhem Land

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history