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Burarra people

Australia 1927 – 1987

Barracuda [Barracuda Barracuda 1982 (painted during the 1982 Rom Ceremony)] 1982 Description: three barracuda placed vertically on bark. Above are two horizontal sections featuring fish motifs and central circles. Most of surface covered in cross hatching.
Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, bark paintings, natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

Dimensions: 105.0 h x 31.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Les Hiatt, 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1258