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Arrarnta people

Australia 1902 – 1959

The ancient ghost gum at Temple Bar Station 1943 Place made: Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed.
Dimensions: sheet 27.5 h x 38.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Gordon and Marilyn Darling, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th Anniversary, 2008. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2008.249
  • R.H. Croll collection, Melbourne 1943; Malvern Fine Art Gallery, Malvern; Mr J.C. Thomas, Melbourne 1971, thence by descent, private collection Melbourne until 2006.
  • Reference: C.P. Mountford 'the Art of Albert Namatjira', Bread and Cheese Club, Melbourne 1944 pages xv, xvii