Painting

Registration number
1837
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
Map
Collector
Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1951 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Dimensions
H: 900 mm W: 565 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Unframed bark painting

Research notes

Men's camp - goanna/man/dog: This picture depicts a men's camp, with fresh water all round, goanna, men and dogs are inside the camp. The black on the goanna is the lump that hangs down from the neck of the old goanna. Goanna is regarded as men's tucker [food].

© Tjam Katani Yilkari/Copyright Agency, 2020

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