Painting

Registration number
15485
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
January 01, 1974 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Mr Arnold Watt (Thuganmu) 
Dimensions
H: 630 mm W: 210 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

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

Research notes

Story of the Rock Cod, of the great stone that stood high out of the sea, which was said to represent the story of Marnbil, Dewallewal and Gingin. [Catalogue Card]

© Arnold Watt/Copyright Agency, 2020

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