Painting

Registration number
15484
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr Arnold Watt (Thuganmu)  
Associated cultural group
Lardil people 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Gulf region > Mornington Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Unrecorded 
Dimensions
H: 750 mm W: 330 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Long, thin bark painting; unframed with 2 sticks at opposite ends for rigidity.

Research notes

Three ancestors (Marnbil, Dewll-dewell and Gingen)

Bears writing "A. Watt". Identified by Colleen Wall as by Arnold Watt, depicting breadfruit story [28/02/08].

© Arnold Watt/Copyright Agency, 2020

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