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Title

Creation of Five Waterholes

1961

Artist

Birari

Australia

circa 1919 - circa 1980

Language group

Murrinh-Patha, Fitzmaurice region

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  • Details

    Other Titles
    The creation of five waterholes
    Creation of five waterholes in the mythological era
    Place where the work was made
    Wadeye (Port Keats) Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    1961
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    120.6 x 99.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA24.1961
    Copyright
    © Estate of Birari
    Artist information
    Birari

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Wadeye (Port Keats)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications