Painting

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7513
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Djuma  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
Map
Collector
Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1955 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Reverend Edgar A. Wells 
Dimensions
H: 340 mm W: 720 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Unframed bark painting

Research notes

Fresh water/well ceremony. Notes by E. A. Wells: ' Fresh water well in centre of picture. Houses in the straight lines down the sides. Picture of the gathering for a ceremony. Yulungur very important gathering of the clan. This is symbolised by the endings of the column.'

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