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Title

Djan'kawu story

1959


Artist

Mawalan Marika

Australia

circa 1908 - 26 Nov 1967

Language group

Rirratjingu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Djanggawo myth

Djanggawul myth

Djanggawull myth

Djang'kawu myth

Djang'kawu story


Date

1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

35.8 x 17.4 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA53.1959


Artist information

Mawalan Marika

Artist profile

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history