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Title

Wallaby

circa 1960s


Artist

Nuggett Tuparamijimi Illortaminni

Australia

- 1968

Language group

Tiwi, North region


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Cultural origin

Tiwi Islands


Date

circa 1960s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved and painted wood


Dimensions

35.0 x 9.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Harry Messel 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

136.1990


Artist information

Nuggett Tuparamijimi Illortaminni

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 7.