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Title

Miniature Tutini (Pukumani gravepost)

collected circa 1960s

Artist

Unknown

Australia

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Melville Island Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    collected circa 1960s
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments on wood
    Dimensions
    55.0 x 7.5 x 7.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr James and Mrs Joan Scougall 2003
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    95.2003
    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

    1,094

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  • About

    This tiny carved wooded replica of a Tiwi Pukimani gravepost is from the same period as the collection gifted by Dr Stuart Scougall in the late 1950s and 1960s. It was collected by Dr Scougall at Melville Island in the 1960s.

    Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales 2003

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Melville Island

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