Drawing

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Registration number
29853
Item name
Drawing 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Gaiarbau (Willie Mackenzie)  
Associated cultural group
Yirandali / Yirandhali 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Hughenden
Map
Collector
Dr L. P. Winterbotham 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Dr L. P. Winterbotham 
Dimensions
H: W: 585 mm L: 910 mm D: Circum:

Description

Hand drawn and coloured figure on thick brown paper by Gaiarbau. Labelled “WURMA” in lower right corner. Depicts man with brown, white, pink, yellow and black decoration on his body and face. Figure appears to be drawn using chalk or pastels.

Research notes

Drawn by Gaiarbau during his meetings with L.P. Winterbotham, likely between 1950 and 1955.
Item 32491 is an overpainted photograph version of this drawing

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