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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
The Aboriginal Memorial gallery See nearby items

On display on Level G

Joe Patrick BIRRIWANGA

Rembarrnga people

Australia

Snakes, fish, frogs, goannas, flowers and tortoise against rarrk 1987-88 Description: (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 118.5 h cm diameter top 20.0 h cm diameter base 21.5 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.196