Item - Heron and fish, totemic animals

ID UNSW BP 1985/0312 (082168)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Heron and fish, totemic animals
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Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials ochres, lime, charcoal on bark
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Measurements (cms)  
  Height 84.50
  Width 34.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 107 x 56 x 6.5 cms
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Produced  
  When
  Where Australia, NT, Milingimbi
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Totems
Credit Line Presented by Dr Milton Roxanas through the Australian Government's Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985
Description/Remarks    Image depicts cream-coloured heron with patterned necks, outlined in black or yellow-ochre and interspersed with similarly painted fish; all on a diagonally striped cross-hatched (rarrk) ground. Most of the heron depicted have a small painted fish in their belly.
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