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Title

Tiwi design

circa 1970

Artist

attrib. Tommy Mungatopi

Australia

circa 1924 – 1985

Language group: Tiwi, North region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Melville Island Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1970
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on eucalyptus bark
    Dimensions
    85.0 x 45.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Ron and Margaret Simpson 2003
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    93.2003
    Copyright
    © Estate Tommy Mungatopi/Jilamara Arts and Crafts. Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    attrib. Tommy Mungatopi

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Melville Island

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • TIWI, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 23 Nov 2020–08 Mar 2021