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Title

Burala (wings of the diver duck)

circa 1950s

Artist

Tom Djawa

Australia

1905 - 23 Mar 1980

Language group

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Other Title
    Bullroarer
    Place where the work was made
    Milingimbi Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1950s
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments on wood, vegetable fibre string
    Dimensions
    61.0 x 6.4 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1962
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA53.1962
    Copyright
    © Djawa Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artist Agency Ltd, Sydney

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Milingimbi

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Djawa’, pg. 76-85, Sydney, 2016, 82 (colour illus.), 141.

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