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Gija people

Australia 1930 – 1998


commenced 1997

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Ngayiwoorrji 31 January 1998 Place made: Red Hand Prints, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, direct block out, open biting etching, lump rosin, aquatint lump rosin and aquatint, printed in bluish black ink, from one plate Support: Velin Arches 250 gsm paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 30; plus 5 artist's proof, 2 print proofs, 1 workshop proof

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ngayiwoorrji'. Inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'PM107 WP'
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.0 h x 61.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 56.2 h x 75.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Franck Gohier and Shaun Poustie, Red Hand Prints 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.548
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier, co-director of Red Hand Prints, Darwin, 2000.