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Kala Lagaw Ya people

Waiben (Thursday Island), Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia born 1975

Mawa kedtha 2000 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium weight smooth white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark on lower left in reverse, 'ATM' [fragment]
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/98
Edition: edition of 98

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'A Tipoti 2000©'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'MAWA KEDTHA'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '10/98'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 100.2 h x 66.2 w cm sheet 102 h x 70.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis, 2012.
Accession No: NGA 2012.991
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, Cairns, June 2012.