The bushfire swept through coconut palms on the mainland. The cross-hatching is the plain where the trees grew, the zig-zag lines represent the skin or bark of the palms, the red caps at the top represent the fire consuming the trees.
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005
natural pigments on bark
76.8 x 46.4 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Not on display
© Binyinyuwuy Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Referenced in 1 publication
Cara Pinchbeck, Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby, Art from Milingimbi, Sydney, 2016, 57 (colour illus.), 140.