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Painting on bark, in black, red, yellow and white, on a black background. Depicts a bird, shark, fish, two turtles and two oblong objects. At each corner is a star, linked by double dotted lines.
- Production date
- 20thC (before 1965)
Length: 42 centimetres
Width: 29.20 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1965
Bark sheet with painting in dark and light brown and white on black ground; elements include turtle, shark, snake, bird etc.
GROOTE EYLANDT, N.TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA
1. Made for vendor by NANDJIWARRA ARMAGOOLA (but not at his request) to bring him safety on his voyage to U.K. The subject is MAMERIKA, the East Wind. This is the "good" wind and the animals are "good" animals and are the "tribe" belonging to mamerika: turtle, jelly fish, duck, shark, sea snake, stars
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected by vendor in 1963 while serving with the Anglican Mission.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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