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Title

Lunggutja (Hardy Island)

circa 1950

Artist

Malnggi

Australia

circa 1890 – early 1960s

Language groups: Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region, Birrkili, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Other Title
    Bark painting (Tracks? and starfish shapes)
    Place where the work was made
    Milingimbi Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1950
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    101.9 x 44.5 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1959
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA23.1959
    Copyright
    © Malnggi Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    Artist information
    Malnggi

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    In this work Malnggi depicts the flow of saltwater at Lunggata or Hardy Island. The tracks of Nambulati (seagulls) can be seen running down the right-hand side of the work.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Milingimbi

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Cara Pinchbeck, Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby, Art from Milingimbi, Sydney, 2016, 117 (colour illus.), 142.

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