Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information, including hours

Collection

All

Search

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

View More:


Title

Totem object

1960


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

1960


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, red, yellow, white, black ochres on red ground


Dimensions

73.0 x 12.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA2.1961


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

730


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 3.