Frederick William BAIRA, Torres Strait today Enlarge 1 /1

Frederick William BAIRA

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Waiben (Thursday Island), Queensland, Australia born 1954

Torres Strait today c.1993 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper left, 'WATERFORD SERIES' and small square motif, upper centre, 'T H SAUNDERS ENGLAND'
Edition State: 2nd of 2
Impression: 11/93
Edition: edition of 93

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Frederick William Baira (Jnr)'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'TORRES STRAIT TODAY'. Inscribed with edition details lower right below printed image in black pencil, '11/93'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/2'.
Dimensions: printed image 45.1 h x 56.2 w cm sheet 56.2 h x 76.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Tony Coleing, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.430
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Tony Coleing, New South Wales, 2011