Drawing

placeholder
Registration number
29850
Item name
Drawing 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Gaiarbau (Willie Mackenzie)  
Associated cultural group
Iman/Yiman 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region
Map
Collector
Dr L. P. Winterbotham 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Dr L. P. Winterbotham 
Dimensions
H: W: 380 mm L: 555 mm D: Circum:

Description

Hand drawn and coloured figure on thick cream paper by Gaiarbau. Depicts man with pink, brown, yellow and grey decoration on his body and face. Figure appears to be drawn and coloured using chalk or pastels. There are also some pencil and blue ink lines. There is one inscription on the front of the paper in blue ink that reads “Yeeman Corobori”.

Research notes

Drawn by Gaiarbau during his meetings with L.P. Winterbotham, likely between 1950 and 1955.
Item 32488 is an overpainted photograph version of this drawing

Go to top