Painting

Registration number
1843
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: 750 mm W: 545 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Unframed bark painting

Research notes

Men/fish/mangroves/shell/spear. Notes by E. A. Wells: ' There are four men represented. They get fish from the water. They will change to fish after death. Shells in the mangroves. Mangrove spear. Death grave post and the marks that go to it.'

© Tjam Katani Yilkari/Copyright Agency, 2020

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