Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963
- Germany and France 1904-07
- France, England and Ireland 1912-19
Aboriginal bark ornament.
[Aboriginal hunt design.] 1940
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: tapa (beaten bark) cloth
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: publihed state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'M Preston / 40'
titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'woodcut on Tapa - aboriginal bark ornament'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image 35.4 h x 34.8 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 37.0 w cm
: Purchased 1972 Accession No
: NGA 72.143 Subject
: Aboriginal Australians: Designs Image rights
: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1972.