Item - Disease spirits under and over ground

ID UNSW BP 1992/0200 (100046)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Disease spirits under and over ground
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Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials ochres on eucalyptus bark
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Measurements (cms)  
  Height 107.00
  Width 52.50
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 135 x 81 x 6.5 cms
Marks/Inscriptions  
  Location
  Signed
Produced  
  When 1974
  Where Australia, NT, NE Arnhem Land, Elcho Island
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Religion
Credit Line Presented by Professor John Cawte through the Australian Government's Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1992
Description/Remarks    Image depicts six yellow ochre-coloured spirit figures, in two mirrored groups of three, on a striped and cross-hatch (rarrk) patterned background. The above ground group has lines radiating from each figure's head plus two possums between the figures' shoulders.
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