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Title

Ceremonial dancing for dead baby and baby being born

circa 1959

Artist

Mawalan Marika

Australia

circa 1908 - 26 Nov 1967

Language group

Rirratjingu, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Yirrkala North-east Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1959
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    45.1 x 27.6 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA51.1959
    Copyright
    © Mawalan Marika. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Where the work was made

    Yirrkala

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