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Tatipai BARSA

Meriam Mer people

Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Australia born 1967

26 October, 1967

not titled [tribal figure with arms outstretched with dancing figures on either side and a variety of Australian wildlife] c.1986 Place made: Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one plate; over monoprint background, printed in red and orange ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight texture off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: unpublished state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed by Anna Eglitis lower right in black ballpoint pen, 'TATIPAI BARSA'. Inscribed by Anna Eglitis lower right in black pencil, 'Tatipai Barsa'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.0 h x 29.8 w cm printed image sheet 27.5 h x 35.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 27.5 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.3690
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, former lecturer at Tropical North Queensland TAFE, Cains, 2013