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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
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On display on Level G

Gela Nga-Mirraitja FORDHAM WAINBURRANGA

Rembarrnga people

Australia 1933 /1937 – 2006

Large white spirit figure and other spirit figures 1987-88 Description: Log tapers towards base. White band at top, red band at base (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Jarruluk (Beswick), South-Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Dimensions: height 185.0 h cm diameter top 14.0 h cm diameter base 14.5 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.175