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Title

Whale dhawu at Nanginyburra

circa 1950


Artist

Malnggi

Australia

circa 1890 - early 1960s

Language groups

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region, Birrkili, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Bark painting (Whale (Wuimiri) totem)


Date

circa 1950


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

94.0 x 47.2 cm


Credit

Purchased 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA25.1959


Artist information

Malnggi

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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