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Title

Waterlily bulbs at Yathalamarra waterhole

(1983)

Artist

David Malngi Daymirringui

Australia

1927 – 19 Jun 1999

Language group: Manyarrngu, Arnhem region

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Ramingining Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    (1983)
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    71.5 x 27.0 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1984
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    128.1984
    Copyright
    © Malangi Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    David Malngi Daymirringui

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    Works in the collection

    19

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    Waterlily bulbs at Yathalamarra waterhole (the artist's mother's country). The waterlily is one of the main totems of the Balmbi people whose country is situated around a billabong at Yathalamarra. The bulbs are a valuable source of food in the dry season.

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Ramingining

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

Other works by David Malngi Daymirringui

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