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An image of Crocodile by

East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Crocodile
Other titles:
Carved figure
Place of origin
East Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
carved wood, partly painted, carbon black
Dimensions

34.3 cm height; 222.2 cm length:

0 - Whole; 34.3 cm (13 1/2")

0 - Whole; 222.2 cm (87 1/2")

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
IA7.1965
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Gallery Stephen Kellner, Art of the Pacific, Sydney, 1965. cat.no. 38; titled 'Carved crocodile'; price: 65 Gns.

Daniel Thomas (Editor), 1965 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1965, 79. cat.no. 151; titled 'Carved figure'

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 89; titled 'Crocodile'

Exhibition history (3)

Art of the Pacific, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 19 Nov 1965–29 Nov 1965

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1965, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Mar 1966–03 Apr 1966

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -