Painting

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Registration number
1836
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
[Tjam] Yilkari Kitani  
Associated cultural group
Liyagalawumirr people 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi / Arnhem Bay
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Collector
Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1951 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Dimensions
H: 430 mm W: 730 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Unframed bark painting

Research notes

Hollow Log story. Notes by E. A. Wells : 'In the centre is the burial post with the bone inside. A hollow tree is cut down for the dead man's bone. (This painting was used in a very large ceremony). After all the ceremonial the dead man would change into crow.'

© Tjam Katani Yilkari/Copyright Agency, 2020

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