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Timothy AKIS

Tsembaga, Simbai Valley, Madang District, Papua New Guinea 1940 – 1984

Tupela man holim han na pilai antap long wanpela muruk [two men holding hands and playing on top of a cassowary]. 2 July 1975 Title Notes: 'AA inscribed on lower right of work corresponds to title 'Tupela man holim han na pilai antap long wanpela muruk' on floorsheet from 1975 exhibition.
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, photo screenprint, printed in red ink, from one stencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/51
Edition: edition of 51; 41 printed in black; 10 printed in colour

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: not titled. dated lower right in black pencil, '2-7-75'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, '5/51 AA'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 61.8 h x 47.1 w cm sheet 75.2 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.399
  • Acquired Vicki and William Walshe, from Lyn Garrad, 2015.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Vicki and William Walshe, Cammeray, NSW, 2016.