Frederick William BAIRA, Torres Strait culture Enlarge 1 /1

Frederick William BAIRA

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Waiben (Thursday Island), Queensland, Australia born 1954

Torres Strait culture c.1993 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'WATERFORD SERIES' and small square motif, upper centre, 'T H SAUNDERS ENGLAND'
Edition State: 1st 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 CULTURE'. 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, '1/2'
Dimensions: printed image 40.2 h x 61.0 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 76.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Tony Coleing, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.432
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Tony Coleing, New South Wales, 2011