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Wiradjuri people

Australia 1933 – 1993

Wahlo desert soak [Rainbow serpent legend] 1968 Place made: Long Bay Jail, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks Support: cream cotton fabric mounted, top and bottom with painted strips of timber
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in blue ballpoint pen, 'Kev J Gilbert (illeg)/8/68'. Inscribed lower centre in blue ballpoint pen, 'Wahlo Desert Soak'.
Tertiary Insc: Label upper right, timber slat, in pen and ink, ' 'Rainbow Serpent Legend/ by Kevin J. Gilbert/ $15.00'. Label lower right, timber slat, in pen and ink, '399'. Label (tied to hanging cord) in black ballpoint pen, 'KGB/7/$6.60'.
Dimensions: printed image 40.6 h x 32.0 w cm sheet 45.2 h x 34.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.1039