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Tatipai BARSA

Meriam Mer people

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

26 October, 1967

Stone fish trap 1989 Place made: Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black and brown ink, from one block Support: medium-weight textured cream wove TH Saunders' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre left, 'T.H. SAUNDERS ENGLAND', papermaker's blindstamp lower right, 'WATERFORD / SERIES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Tatipai Barsa 1989'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'STONE FISH TRAP'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4/25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 52.7 h x 41.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.1 h x 56.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.3781
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, former lecturer a Tropical North Queensland TAFE, Cains, 2013