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'Turtles' by Chantelle Hobson

2010.0003.0049

'Turtles' by Chantelle Hobson

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Description

"I like getting turtles and I like to cook them and fry them. And we catch a little turtle ... we don't eat it... we let it go. We tie a rag around it ... for memories." - Chantelle Hobson, 2002

Physical description

A linocut print in black ink on white paper depicting a turtle and an Aboriginal flag. A long black line extends from the rear right foot of the turtle, and surrounds both the turtle and flag. Handwritten text in pencil below the print reads 'Turtles / Chantelle Hobson'. The linocut is mounted under black matt-board.

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