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Here I am out in the boat

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2009,2023.11

  • Title (object)

    • Here I am out in the boat
  • Description

    Painting, acrylic on board, in a wooden frame A river scene with trees and a background of blue sky; a man is fishing from a boat, and there are others fishing from the bank where three cars are parked. Annotation at the top of the painting in black lettering: 'Here I am out in a boat on the River fishing while some white peop were fishing on the banck.' Signed bottom right 'Ian W. Abdulla'.

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  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 2009
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 46 centimetres
    • Height: 30.7 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Images of artist in object file.

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  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2009

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from an exhibition of Ian Abdulla's work titled 'The Long and the Short of it' organised by the Cross Cultural Art Exchange in Darwin, by Jonathan King (BM) in August 2009.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    2009,2023.11

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