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PAL'N

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Australia 1970 – 2012

PAL'N

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Australia 1970 – 2012

printer

Dhangal um araik. 2000 Description: Print depicting a large dugong [centre] with three men holding a wap [dugong harpoon]
Place made: Mualagau Minaral Artists Collective studio, Kubin Village, Moa Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand coloured using a la coupe technique [wet on wet] with additional watercolour penciling Support: paper

Dimensions: printed image 45.5 h x 61.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.106
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia from Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, 2002.