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Title

Ghost of Purukupali

circa 1960


Artist

Mani Luki Wommatakimmi

Australia

circa 1905 - 1980

Language group

Tiwi, North region


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Cultural origin

Tiwi Islands


Date

circa 1960


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on carved ironwood


Dimensions

58.0 x 15.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift from the Keith Gow Collection 1996


Accession number

572.1996


Artist information

Mani Luki Wommatakimmi

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Under the Stars, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Mar 2020–2021