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Paddy Compass NAMATBARA

Iwaidja people

Australia 1890 – 1973

Maam, malignant spirits associated with love magic [Bark painting: Maam, malignant spirits, four figures in a row Maam, malignant spirits] c.1963 Place made: Minjilang (Croker Island), western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, bark paintings, natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: 55.0 h x 58.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Founding Donors Fund 1984.
Accession No: NGA 85.1268