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Spirit bones

circa 1960


Jack Morgan


early 20th century – Unknown

Language group: Maialli, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Western Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    circa 1960
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    54.6 x 21.6 cm (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Jack Morgan. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    Artist information
    Jack Morgan

    Works in the collection


  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Western Arnhem Land

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 26 (colour illus.).

    • Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 40 (colour illus.), 227.

Other works by Jack Morgan

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