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- Object: Jawun, Nuba and Wangarr
Painting, acrylic on canvas. Depicts three baskets – the first on the left is in red and yellow (cane basket, bicornual shape), and the centre basket is in brown and black (possibly a bark basket, bicornual shape), both on a background of green. The third basket (cane, oblong) is yellow on a brown background. A background of red is visible at the edges.
- Production date
Height: 56.50 centimetres (stretched onto a strainer)
Width: 98.03 centimetres (stretched onto a strainer)
Depth: 2 centimetres (stretched onto a strainer)
- Curator's comments
- On the reverse of the canvas is a rectangular block of green paint with the outline of three animals painted inside it. Looks like two characters from the jungle book and a bird. Perhaps the canvas was used previously before it was used for this painting.
- Not on display
- Stretched onto a strainer
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Chosen by Dr Lissant Bolton, Keeper of the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas at the Museum, during a visit to talk about a planned exhibition between the British Museum and the National Museum of Australia in Canberra in 2015.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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