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Title

Emu egg hunt

circa 1940?


Artist

Nora Nathan

Australia


Details


Other Title

Emu kill Emu egg hunting


Place where the work was made

Cloncurry Queensland Australia


Date

circa 1940?


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

sandstone carving, coloured with natural pigments


Dimensions

13.6 x 16.7 x 6.2 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Margaret Preston 1948


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8079


Artist information

Nora Nathan

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, Aboriginal art collections: highlights from Australia's public museums and galleries, 'Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney', pg. 40-45, Sydney, 2001, 41.

Tony Tuckson, Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 11 (colour illus.).

A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 1.

Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 107 (illus. colour), 108. cat.no. 175. Entry by Joan Kerr. Biography by Joan Kerr pg. 413.

Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 20, 21 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 4