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Title

Lagim (Canoe splashboard)

collected 1966


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Canoe prow board

Massim lagim (Canoe splashboard)


Cultural origin

Massim people


Date

collected 1966


Media categories

Woodwork , Sculpture


Materials used

wood, carved in relief, white pigment


Dimensions

66.4 x 86.3 cm (irreg.) :

0 - Whole, 66.4 cm (26 1/8")

0 - Whole, 88.3 cm (34 3/4"), width at top of board

0 - Whole, 27.3 cm (10 3/4"), width at bottom of board


Credit

Purchased 1966


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA1.1966



Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1966 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1966, 79. cat.no. 161

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 41. cat.no. 6 (Melanesian)

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1967, (illus.).