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Title

Wagilak sisters Story

circa 1960

Artist

Dawidi Birritjama

Australia

1921 - 1970

Language group

Liyagalawumirr, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Other Title
    Wauwalag Sisters Myth
    Place where the work was made
    Milingimbi Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1960
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    76.0 x 40.0 cm (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA44.1960
    Copyright
    © Dawidi Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    Dawidi Birritjama

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    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Milingimbi

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Dawidi’, pg. 64-71, Sydney, 2016, 69 (colour illus.), 141.

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