Rosella NAMOKGeoffrey BARKER, Freshwater turtle Enlarge 1 /1

Rosella NAMOK

Ungkum/Angkum people

Lockhart River, Eastern Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia born 1979

Geoffrey BARKER

printer, intaglio

Freshwater turtle August 1997 Place made: Lockhart River Arts & Culture Centre, Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: thick buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: printer's proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Rosella Namok 97/Lockhart River'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''Freshwater Turtle''. Inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'P/P'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.4 h x 20.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 56.2 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Geoff and Fran Barker 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.358.9
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Geoffrey and Fran Barker (who established printmaking at Lockhart River in 1995), 2004.