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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

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Title

Purukuparli and Bima

circa 1985


Artist

John Patrick Kelantumama

Australia

1952 -

Language group

Tiwi, North region


Details


Other Title

Man / woman pole


Place where the work was made

Bathurst Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1985


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on carved ironwood


Dimensions

287.0 x 23.0 x 23.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

566.1994


Artist information

John Patrick Kelantumama

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997